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NASDPTS Issues New Guidance Advocating Lap/Shoulder Seatbelts on School Buses

Following up on its previously stated support of three-point seatbelts for the safer transportation of students to and from school, the National Association of...
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Pepper Spray Incident on Connecticut School Bus Sends Children to Hospital

Some students were taken to the hospital after a Hartford (Connecticut) Public Schools bus was pepper-sprayed, the Hartford Courant reported. The pepper spray was...
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Scented Body Spray Prompts Evacuation of Florida School Bus

A Buffalo Creek Middle School bus in the School District of Manatee, Florida was evacuated on Monday because of a student’s excessive use of...
Smoke Evacuation Drill STN EXPO Reno 2019

Video Spotlight: Evacuation Drill STN EXPO Reno 2019 Created an Interactive...

Attendees at the STN EXPO Reno 2019 were allowed to walk through a bus full of theater smoke. The drill simulated a fire emergency...

Back-to-School Driver, Attendant Training Helps to Save Lives

As school starts up for many districts nationwide, bus drivers, attendants and transportation directors are working through rounds of training, in order to transport...

School Bus Fires Nationwide

Several school buses nationwide have burst into flames in recent weeks. While no injuries were reported, the March issue of School Transportation News takes...
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School Bus Driver Recognized for Saving Students from Fiery Crash

Details have emerged about a rookie school bus driver in Darlington County, South Carolina, who is being lauded as a hero for safely evacuating...

On Fire for School Bus Safety

A live-action event held for NAPT Summit and NASDPTS Conference attendees on Oct. 27, 2018, provided a real-world look at how training and bus...

School Bus Fire, Evacuation Exercise Held at NAPT, NASDPTS Conference

KANSAS CITY — Attendees at the NAPT Summit and NASDPTS Conference got the chance to witness two live-action school bus fires, combined with evacuation...

School Bus Safety Frame of Mind

Important and timely conversations always take place at industry conferences, but none are as relevant as the ones on Saturday at the Kansas City...

August 2020

August 2020 Cover
This month’s issue features articles on school start-up and prepping fleets for the new school year, as...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information...