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Special education attorney Betsey Helfrich speaks at TSD Conference.

Legal Issues Draw Standing Room Only Crowds at TSD Conference

FRISCO, Texas — Workshops that discussed legal issues affecting transportation of students with disabilities proved to be a continuing strength of the annual TSD...
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You Tweeted What? Social Media Policies and Issues for Student Transporters

FRISCO, Texas — Attorney Monica Velazquez opened her TSD Conference presentation with her own lesson number one: Don’t post a derogatory commentary on Facebook;...
Courtroom scene in school bus mirror

Convicted Murderer of Tenn. School Bus Driver Could Be Set Free

Jason Clinard is serving life in prison for the March 2, 2005 murder of his school bus driver, Joyce Gregory, but he could soon...
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Experts Advise Hard Stance to Prevent School Bus Crossing Deaths

Are more vigorous training and harsher penalties enough to prevent school bus stop incidents that are resulting in near misses, injuries and even death...

6th Grader Shares Story of School Bus ‘Hit-and-Run,’ Viral Note

Sixth-grader Ziarra Griffin witnessed a “real life hit-and-run,” and instantly knew that writing a note and leaving it for the owner of the car...

Mother of Boy Killed in Indiana Bus Crash Files Lawsuit

The mother of 13-year-old Owen Abbot has filed a wrongful death lawsuit after her son was killed when his school bus was rear-ended at...
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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Claims Companies Failed to Secure Emergency Exit

LegalNewsline.com reports that the estate of Gabriel Miranda, Jr., filed a complaint against Navistar, Inc., Navistar International Corp., IC Bus, LLC. and IC Bus...
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Two More Student Deaths Reported at School Bus Stops

Two more children died in the past two days while trying to board their school buses, bringing the week’s total to five. That is...

PHOTOS: AAP Special Needs Paper, Bus Fire and Evacuation Event

Day two of the National Pupil Transportation Association Summit and day one of the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services Conference...
Police arrest parent trying to board school bus.

Districts and States Combat School Bus Trespassing

Several recent incidents of adults trespassing on school buses have revived the conversation of how to best protect students and drivers. The incidents have...

March 2019

The March issue of School Transportation News focuses on transporting students with disabilities. The topics focus on proper...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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