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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...
Burned Iowa school bus.

New Federal Bill Adds Fire Suppression Systems to Call for Seatbelts

Rep. Steve Cohen of Tennessee and Sen. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois are proposing a new version of federal legislation that mirrors National Transportation Safety...

NSTA Annual Capitol Hill Bus-In Advocates for the ‘STOP Act’

Over 50 National School Transportation Association (NSTA) representatives participated in 134 meetings in Washington, D.C. on April 30 and May 1 to discuss illegal passing of...

Operation Safe Stop Celebrated in New York

Operation Safe Stop Day was created to educate the motoring public that passing a stopped school bus is dangerous and illegal. Held on Wednesday, the...

CASTO Sponsors Bill to Increase School Transportation Funding

The California Association of School Transportation Officials (CASTO) recently announced the organization is sponsoring AB 760, which specifies education finance, local control funding, pupil...

Utah School Bus Seat Belt Bill Fails Again in House

Utah House Bill 168, which would have required three-point, lap-shoulder seat belts on school buses, failed for the second time in the last three...

Indiana Senate Unanimously Passes School Bus Stop Bill

Senate Bill 2, which prescribes harsher penalties for drivers who illegally pass school buses in Indiana, has been unanimously passed by the Senate.  Related: Bill in...
School bus with stop arm deployed and LED lights flashing.

Georgia Governor Signs Bill to Amend School Bus Passing Law

Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law a bill that repeals the school bus passing law that went into effect in Georgia last summer.  Related: New...

New Jersey Gov. Murphy Signs Three School Bus Bills

Last month, Gov. Phil Murphy signed a pile of bills into effect, three of which pertained directly to school transportation. Related: Georgia Governor Signs...

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...

August 2019

August 2019 issue of School Transportation News
Meet the 2019 Garage Stars, read about bell-times, fueling, updating fleets for the new school year and...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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