Wednesday, September 23, 2020
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Connecticut-Based Bus Company Struggling During Pandemic

DATTCO Inc., a school bus contractor based in New Britain, Connecticut, is facing the devastation brought on by the pandemic as reported by Hartford...

NSTA Urges School Bus Drivers Be Classified as COVID-19 Essential Workers

The National School Transportation Association asked U.S. senators to specifically name school bus drivers as eligible for a fourth proposed COVID-19 stimulus package that...

New Jersey Law Requires Continued Pay of Public, Private Student Transporters

Weeks after extending social distancing requirements due to the spread of COVID-19, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill into law that ensures...

Update: COVID-19 Heroes Fund Seeks $25K Pay Increase for ‘Essential Workers’

A proposed plan that congressional Democrats hope to add to a fourth economic stimulus aims to provide premium pay for frontline workers for long...

Update: Arizona Guarantees Bus Driver Pay Despite Closing Schools

Arizona became the seventh state to order the closure of all physical school buildings and the implementation of an online instructional model for the...

Louisiana Bill Hints at Fast Tracking Implementation of School Bus Seatbelts

A Pelican State law passed in 1999 requires occupant restraint systems in school buses, but only if the state legislature provides funding. That never...

Ohio, Utah Legislation Target Motorists Who Illegally Pass School Buses

Legislation in both states that seeks to stiffen the penalties for motorists who pass stopped school buses has moved closer to becoming law. Ohio...

Iowa Legislation Aims to Make Student Transportation Funding More Equitable

A new bill passed by the Iowa House and Senate adds over $7.25 million for student transportation and reduces the gap between school districts...

School Bus Driver Traffic Violations May Become Public in New York

The number of speeding tickets a school bus driver has accumulated, or worse, may become public knowledge if a new bill in New York’s...

Electric Vehicle and Infrastructure Legislation Introduced in Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) introduced comprehensive legislation on Jan. 8 to support and advance the development, production, and distribution of electric vehicles and...

September 2020

This month’s issue features articles on school bus technology and how it plays a role amid the new coronavirus...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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

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