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Georgia Senate, House Amend School Bus Passing Legislation

State legislators took another step toward repealing a Georgia law that went into effect last summer and changed the requirements for motorists when passing...

New Jersey Gov. Murphy Signs Three School Bus Bills

Last month, Gov. Phil Murphy signed a plethora of bills into effect, three of which pertained directly to school transportation. The three bills, A2436, A4224...

Indiana Senate Committee Unanimously Passes School Bus Stop Bill

Senate Bill 2, which gives harsher penalties for drivers who illegally pass school buses in Indiana, moves to the full Senate for further consideration. The legislation...

Communications, Tracking Devices Required for all NYC School Buses

The Student Transportation Oversight Package (STOP) was designed to avoid the back to school “nightmares” and give more transparency to parents in New York...

Cuomo Adds School Bus Stop Arm Camera, Seat Belt Requirements in...

The Evening Tribune reported that Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his proposals in his fiscal year 2020 Executive Budget that focused on increasing the safety...

ABA Implores Congress & Administration to Come Together & End Shutdown

Washington, D.C. — Peter Pantuso, president & CEO of the American Bus Association (ABA), which represents numerous small businesses in the motorcoach, travel and...

Tenn. School Bus Bill Withdraw on Illegal School Bus Passing

The amendment to Tennessee House Bill 55, calling for harsher penalties for drivers who illegally pass a school bus, was withdrawn on Jan. 23.  The...

Bill in Planning Stages After Death of Four Indiana Students

According to the Pharos-Tribune, Indiana Senate District 18 saw four student deaths relating to school buses in just over a month. Meanwhile, the state...

New Jersey Gov. Murphy Signs School Bus Safety Legislation

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a group of four important school bus safety bills into law. The bills strengthened safety standards for school...

Pa. Court Requires District to Hand Over School Bus Video

In a case involving a request made by media to obtain footage of an on-board incident, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania ruled that some...

February 2019

The school bus garage issue focuses on the ideal shop, mechanic training and combating maintenance issues.  Read the...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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