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Industry Responses Trickle in on NTSB School Bus Fire Recommendations

Aside from calling for universal school bus fire suppression systems and improved oversight on drivers with medical issues, the National Transportation Safety Board’s recommendations...

NSTA Statement About the NTSB Findings on the 2017 School Bus...

On June 18, 2019, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced its findings regarding the December 12, 2017, School Bus Run-Off-Road Crash and Fire...

NASDPTS Statement on NTSB Hearing on Iowa School Bus Crash &...

This week, the National Transportation Safety Board conducted an important hearing to consider, amend and adopt the full report of its investigative team on...
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...

Unique Experiences Captivate Participants at STN EXPO Indy

INDIANAPOLIS — Cummins, Safe Fleet, Allison Transmission and Fogmaker provided STN EXPO Indy attendees with first-hand training on products they use on the job...
Two drivers were killed after a four vehicle crash in East Hartford, Connecticut. (Photo courtesy of ctpost.)

Connecticut School Bus Driver Killed in Fiery Crash

On June 3, Verlean Douglas, 67, was killed after her First Student school bus was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer in East Hartford, Connecticut, reported...
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Summers County, W.V. Holds School Bus Tribute to Honor Children Killed

Earlier this month, a two-story house in Hinton, West Virginia, went up into flames, taking the life of two young children. Tyrone Sea, 13, and...
The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a board meeting on June 18, 2019, to determine the probable cause of the fatal, Dec. 12, 2017, Oakland, Iowa, school bus fire. (Source: Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office.)

School Bus Driver in Fatal 2017 Iowa Fire Couldn’t Walk Unassisted

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will hold an open public board meeting on June 18 to announce the probable cause of the...
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California District Receives Donated School Bus Surveillance Systems After Fire

REI and A-Z Bus Sales donated parts and services to the Paradise Unified School District in northern California to help with the aftermath of...

13-Year-Old Saved Children on Hijacked School Bus in Italy

A school bus driver hijacked a bus filled with 51 children on March 20  in northern Italy, and then set fire to the bus,...

July 2019

Developing trust, a safety culture, driver appreciation and more. Read the full July 2019 Issue here. Cover Story Retention Starts...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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