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EPA Funds Continue Mississippi Early Replacement School Bus Program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding a Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program grant of $478,395 to the...
A school bus in Mississippi drove off the road and rolled several times. The school bus driver died and seven students were injured on Sept. 10, 2019. Photo courtesy of CBS News.

Mississippi School Bus Driver Killed, Seven Students Injured in Rollover Crash

A school bus drove off the highway and rolled over several times on the side of the road on Tuesday. The school bus driver...

First Student Awarded New Contract with Hattiesburg Public School District

Hattiesburg, Miss. — The Hattiesburg Public School District has awarded a new contract to First Student to transport nearly 4,000 students through the 2023...
In Mississippi, 21 students were transported to the hospital after a one-vehicle school bus crash on June. 17, 2019. (Photo courtesy of the Clarion Ledger.)

Almost Two Dozen Students Injured in Mississippi School Bus Crash

On Monday, June 17, 21 students in McCarley, Mississippi, were taken to the hospital after returning to Greenwood from a football camp, reported the Clarion...

FMCSA Issues Emergency Declaration on Hurricane Michael

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued an immediate 30-day Regional Emergency Declaration in response to the arrival of Hurricane Michael. The declaration issued Tuesday provides...

Tropical Storm Gordon Reaches Land, 1st Fatality Reported

Tropical Storm Gordon is continuing on its northwest trajectory through Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana as it barrels dead ahead into Arkansas. There have been...

Ohio Approves LED System to Shine Light on School Bus Crossing

The Ohio School Bus Advisory Group has approved the Gardian Angel school bus LED lighting system, making the Buckeye State the 17th in the...

October 2019

Ariel Rodriguez stands with an IC Bus.
Meet our 2019 Rising Superstars in this month’s issue. Then read about the growing popularity of seatbelts,...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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