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Roundup: Tragedy and Heroes on the School Bus

A Pennsylvania school bus driver was killed on Tuesday when her bus was part of a three-vehicle crash. Sarah Katherine Slovinsky, 34, was driving a...

Detroit Special Needs Student Dies After Seizure on School Bus

The family of Carl Johnson, a 20-year-old special needs student, is demanding answers from the Detroit Public School Community District after the student died...
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Technology Concerns Stall School Bus Medical Rule

Due to technology concerns, the Federal Motor Carrier Administration extended certain provisions of the Medical Examiner’s Certification Integration final rule, which establishes guidelines for...

Paper Shares Best-Practices of Transporting Children with Special Needs

A new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics provides best practices for ensuring safe transportation of medically fragile students on school buses. A...
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Teenager Steers School Bus to Safety

The Fayette County Record reports on a dauntless seventh-grade student in LaGrange, Texas, who was able to drive his school bus to safety when the...

Two School Bus Drivers Saved Lives

Two bus drivers made headlines with their quick thinking and action that saved numerous lives during a medical emergency in Mississippi and a school...

Petermann Partners with American Red Cross for ‘A Cause for Alarms:...

CINCINNATI — Petermann Bus, a leading provider in student transportation, partnered with the Greater Cincinnati Chapter of the American Red Cross for the “A...

Merck Manuals Focuses on Child Bullying

Pharmaceutical company Merck is featuring medical information on the bullying epidemic through mid-October with online tools that explain the health risks to children and...

Bus Radiator Explodes, Burns Students

The Alpenhorn News reported that a school bus heading to a California school in the San Bernardino Mountains was disabled along State Highway 18 when...

Unhealthy Distractions

The saying goes that life on the road can be a solitary one. Well, not exactly. As with everything, the reality is hazier than...

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...