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School Bus Safety Legislation Introduced

In May 2018, a school bus crashed with a dump truck in Paramus, New Jersey, killing one student and a teacher. The bus driver reportedly...

New School Bus Safety Legislation Formally Introduced in Congress

Significant national legislation to require lap-and-shoulder seat belts on all school buses, plus real-time background checks on all school bus drivers, was reintroduced into...
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New Jersey Senate Bill Introduces $10M Electric School Bus Program

A new bill introduced into the New Jersey State Senate, SB 2436, sponsored by Rep. Patrick Diegnan and Sen. Linda Greenstein, directs the Board of...
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Student Transportation of America CEO Retires

Denis J. Gallagher, founder, chairman and CEO of Student Transportation of America, announced his retirement yesterday from the company he launched in 1997, effective...
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Student Transportation of America Honors Military Appreciation Month

WALL, N.J. — In honor of Military Appreciation Month, Student Transportation of America (STA), an industry leader in school bus transportation, safety and fleet...

Study Claims $200M Can be Cut from N.J. School Transportation Budget

A provocative new study claims New Jersey could cut $200 million in its annual school transportation costs. “The percentage of special needs students proved...

N.J. School Bus Driver Given Narcan After Alleged Overdose, Crash

A school bus driver for private bus vendor F and A Transportation was arrested after she crashed her school bus into a tree this...

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...

Video Released of Fatal Paramus, N.J. School Bus Crash

Grainy footage taken from a New Jersey Department of Transportation traffic camera situated above Route 80 shows the events that led to a school...

Paramus, N.J., School Board Buys First Buses with 3-Point Seat Belts

The Paramus, New Jersey, Board of Education is planning to purchase six new school buses that will be equipped with 3-point seat belts, reports...

September 2019

This technology issue covers onboard tablets, disruptions in the industry, new emerging technology and the industry’s Super...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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