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Round Up: Weapons On, Around School Buses

Over the past two weeks, several incidents were reported nationally regarding weapons on a school bus or at a school bus stop. In North...

FPU Mobilized and Prepared to Respond to Effects of Hurricane Dorian

FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. — With Hurricane Dorian anticipated to begin impacting the Eastern Seaboard in the next 24-48 hours, Florida Public Utilities Company (FPU)...

Fourth Largest School District in Florida Selects Tyler Technologies’ Transportation Software

PLANO, Texas — Tyler Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has signed an agreement with Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) in Orlando, Florida, for...

Watch: Back to School Prompts Wave of School Bus Safety Videos

As the 2019-2020 school year commences, school bus safety becomes the spotlight of media and district attention. Several school district’s transportation departments nationwide are...

Round Up: Gun Activity Around School Bus Stops

In Fort Wayne, Indiana, Fort Wayne’s NBC TV station reported that three men fired bullets into the air near students who were disembarking from a...
A Florida state trooper explained what happened at the scene of the incident to a WWSB ABC7 reporter.

First Reported School Bus Stop Injury of 2019-2020 School Year

WWSB ABC7 reported a 19-year-old woman hit and injured a high school student at a school bus stop this morning, Aug. 15, in Myakka...

Florida Rule Requires School Bus Staff Training on CPR, First Aid

The Florida State Board of Education announced on July 17 an amendment to rules 6A-3.0121 and 6A-3.0141 that will make it a requirement to...

School Bus Driver Killed On Way to First Day of School

Hillsborough County Public Schools in Florida is mourning the death of a long-time school bus driver, who was killed in an automobile crash as...

Florida Schools Could Require CPR & First-Aid Training for Bus Staff

The Florida Department of Education is meeting today, July 17, and is expected to discuss the recommendation that all bus drivers and bus attendants...

Miami School Bus Employees Arrested for Insurance Fraud

Miami-Dade Fiscal Office has announced the arrest of 12 current and former student transportation employees for allegedly submitting fraudulent insurance claims totaling $426,933. In...

October 2019

Ariel Rodriguez stands with an IC Bus.
Meet our 2019 Rising Superstars in this month’s issue. Then read about the growing popularity of seatbelts,...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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