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NASDPTS Past-President Hollander Retires in Nevada, Profiles Industry Changes

Diana Hollander, the director of pupil transportation at the Nevada Department of Education, is set to retire after 25 years. She reflected this week...
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Recorded Webinar: How to Navigate Seatbelts on School Buses

Add Iowa to the growing list of states that are mandating seatbelts on new school buses. As similar laws work their way through other...
Teacher Vicki Challenger challenged her third-grade students to get involved in the legislative process. School bus seatbelts are the result of that educational experience. (Photo courtesy of Brian Linick)

Cleveland-Area Students Successfully Petition for Local School Bus Seatbelt Ordinance

Beachwood City Schools social studies students are living the experience of how a bill becomes law, as their yellow school bus ride to school...
Sen. Tammy Duckworth addresses the audience during the 51st annual NASDPTS conference 2019 on Oct. 16.

Sen. Duckworth Highlights Plan to Improve School Bus Safety Nationwide

Sen. Tammy Duckworth spoke during the 51st annual National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) conference in Washington, D.C. about the...
A still from the Montana PBS documentary "Safe Enough?" shows a student buckling up on the school bus.

Journalist Discusses Production of ‘Safe Enough?’ School Bus Seatbelt Documentary

School Transportation News spoke with journalist Anna D. Rau about her documentary, “Safe Enough?” Rau, who is also the director and producer, walked us...
Ariel Rodriguez stands with an IC Bus.

October 2019

Meet our 2019 Rising Superstars in this month’s issue. Then read about the growing popularity of seatbelts, augmented and virtual reality training, and what...

Iowa Becomes Fifth State to Require Lap/Shoulder Seatbelts In School Buses

A new rule in Iowa will require that lap/shoulder seatbelts are installed in all new school buses ordered on or after Oct. 2, 2019....
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Video Shows Interior of School Bus During Crash Test Demonstration

Over 100 attendees at the STN EXPO Indy in June 2019 watched as a school bus was pulled with a wire down a straight...

NBC News Releases Exclusive Video of June School Bus Crash Test

The Today Show on NBC aired interior school bus video of how belted and unbelted crash dummies performed during a SafeGuard/IMMI school bus crash...
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Iowa Crash Test Identifies Limits of Protection in School Bus Compartmentalization

The Iowa Pupil Transportation Association (IPTA) performed a controlled bus crash demonstration this summer to address child safety concerns. IPTA concluded that compartmentalization of...

November 2019

Greg Jackson of Jefferson County Schools poses with a Blue Bird School Bus
Meet our 2019 Transportation Director of the Year, Greg Jackson, from Jefferson County Schools in Colorado. This...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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