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Indiana School Bus Driver Evacuates Students to Safety After Bus Fire

DeKalb Central School bus caught fire early morning with 16 student passengers early last Friday in DeKalb County, Indiana. All student passengers successfully evacuated...

Arson Investigated in Brooklyn School Bus Fire

A fire that broke out in a New York City bus depot is still under investigation, reports News 12 Brooklyn. Related: California District Receives...

S.C. Governor Vetoes Funds to Replace Oldest School Buses

Gov. Henry McMaster vetoed several items in the General Assembly’s approved budget, including a provision allocating $28.9 million to start replacing decades-old school buses...

New Jersey School Bus Fire was Accidental, Authorities Say

Ocean County police announced this morning that a fire that set aflame and damaged three school buses and another vehicle last week was deemed...
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STN EXPO: School Bus Fire Investigations Key to Prevention

While no two incidents are the same, understanding the causes of each individual school bus fire holds the key to future prevention, as STN...

Fire Engulfs Illinois School Bus, No Injuries Reported

Students and their driver safely evacuated a school bus in Aurora, Illinois when it erupted in flames, reported the Chicago Tribune. Related: California District...
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Short Circuit Caused Maryland School Bus Fire, None Injured

A Montgomery County Public school bus in Maryland ignited into flames over the weekend while parked at the district’s depot, reported a local media website. My...

Kansas City School Bus Erupts Into Flames, 33 Students Unharmed

A school bus carrying students home from a Kansas City-area charter school burst into flames Tuesday afternoon after the vehicle started making “a screaming,...

The Importance of School Bus Fire Suppression Systems

Brette Fraley had a curiosity about fire prevention. As executive director of transportation at Kanawha County Schools, West Virginia’s largest school district, he researched...

Overheated Brakes Caused Tennessee School Bus Fire

In a report by Local 8, Knoxville, Tennessee Alcoa Fire Department Chief Roger Robinson said the brakes on the bus overheated, which started a fire in the...

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...