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Attendees at the 51st annual NASDPTS conference in Washington D.C. in October 2019.

National Congress on School Transportation Meets to Update School Bus Specifications

The steering committee for the 17th National Congress on School Transportation (NCST) met in Columbus, Ohio during the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT)...

School Bus Fire Suppression Highlighted in NTSB Report and Federal Legislation

With the recent recommendation by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) that fire suppression systems be installed on all existing and new school buses,...
National Express and Fogmaker

Trailblazing Fire Suppression Systems on New School Buses

In constant pursuit of safety, National Express (parent company of several school bus service providers including Durham School Services) became the exclusive partner of...
Burned Iowa school bus.

New Federal Bill Adds Fire Suppression Systems to Call for Seatbelts

Rep. Steve Cohen of Tennessee and Sen. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois are proposing a new version of federal legislation that mirrors National Transportation Safety...
The school bus was equipped with a video recording system, but despite efforts by the NTSB lab, the video data could not be salvaged. (Photo by the Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office.)

NTSB Calls for Fire Suppression Systems in All School Buses

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has adopted a new recommendation to require fire suppression systems in all new school buses—and to retrofit those...

November 2019

Greg Jackson of Jefferson County Schools poses with a Blue Bird School Bus
Meet our 2019 Transportation Director of the Year, Greg Jackson, from Jefferson County Schools in Colorado. This...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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