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Could the familiar seatbelt alert in passenger vehicles be coming to school buses?

NHTSA Considers Rulemaking to Require Alerts for Rear-Passenger Seatbelt Usage

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is seeking comments on a potential update to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 208, which would...
Patrick Mulick, shown here speaking to TSD Conference attendees in 2019, returns to keynote in 2020.

Expert Speakers, Hands-On Training Coming to 2020 TSD Conference

Registration is now open for the 2020 Transporting Students with Disabilities & Special Needs Conference and Trade Show. Register before Dec. 13 to receive...

Standing Up for School Bus Safety: What Each of Us Can...

As kids head back to school, it’s a good time to remind ourselves of the importance of school bus safety, and what all of...

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Acting Administrator Resigns

The acting administrator of the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has resigned, effective on Aug. 31, 2019. According to Reuters, she will be...

Photos: First Day of STN EXPO Reno Encourages Dialogue

The first day of the 26th annual STN EXPO in Reno brought laughs, networking, group discussions and training sessions. Four breakout sessions were held...

NSTA President, John Benish, Jr., Testifies on School Bus Safety

Washington, D.C. — National School Transportation Association (NSTA) President John Benish, Jr., who is also president and COO of Cook-Illinois Corporation, provided expert witness...
Burned Iowa school bus.

Industry Responses Trickle in on NTSB School Bus Fire Recommendations

Aside from calling for universal school bus fire suppression systems and improved oversight on drivers with medical issues, the National Transportation Safety Board’s recommendations...

STN EXPO Indy Attendees Train on Child Restraints, Bus Inspection

The inaugural STN EXPO Indy was the scene of the first National School Bus Inspection Training Program, available only at STN EXPO conferences. The...
automated driving systems

NHTSA, FMCSA Invite Input on Testing Vehicles with Automated Driving Systems

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued advance notices of proposed rule-making on the removal of...
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Will Automatic Emergency Braking Become Standard in School Buses in 1-2...

Is the looming arrival of automatic emergency braking (AEB) becoming a standard feature in school buses only a year or two away? That may,...

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...