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Highway Tolls, School Bus Funding Formula Debated by Texas Legislature

Two new bills, Texas House Bill 891 and Senate Bill 383, relate to a highway toll exemption for public school buses. Also being discussed...
Jefferson County School buses drives out of the lot.

Colorado Reconsiders Inter-District Transportation of Students

Colorado officially repealed a sneaky piece of legislation that attempted to crack open transportation between school districts last year. Still, the question of how...

States Introduce Stop-Arm Camera Bills to Catch Motorists

The current school year is seeing an increase in students being hit by vehicles that illegally pass the school bus when the stop-arm is...

Indiana House Passes School Bus Safety Bill

The Indiana House voted to unanimously pass a school bus bill that would increase safety on and around the school bus. The bill was...

U.S. Senate Bill Would Extend Tax Credits for Alternative Fuel

Newly introduced federal legislation aims to extend the alternative fuel tax credits on 26 provisions that expired at yearend 2017, and on the three...

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...

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...

April 2019

Superintendent of the year, contracting out student transportation, growing school districts and more. Read the full April...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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