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Preparing for School Bus Fires with Special Care

School bus fires occur daily across the U.S., according to the latest government data. Assuming a fire can ignite in even the most well-equipped...

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,...
School bus driver was killed on Aug. 26, 2019 while conducting a dry run prior to the start of the school year. (Photo courtesy of WPXI.com.)

Pennsylvania School Bus Driver Stepped on Live Wires, Killed

In Beaver County, Pennsylvania, a school bus driver was driving a practice run on his school bus route prior to school starting this week,...
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...
Burnt school buses

Three-Vehicle Crash in Canada Sends 67 Kids to the Hospital

Two school buses were involved in a collision on July 23 in St. Eustache, Quebec, Canada in eastern Canada. Both vehicles caught fire and...
Burned Iowa school bus.

Industry Responds to 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 on NTSB Findings on 2017 School Bus Crash &...

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 Attendees 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...

March 2020

This month’s issue features articles about securing wheelchairs on school buses, student tracking and contracting out transportation...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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