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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...
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Industry Responds to 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, School Bus Inspections

The inaugural STN EXPO Indy was the scene of the first National School Bus Inspection Training Program, available only at STN EXPO conferences. The...
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NHTSA, FMCSA Invite Input on Testing Vehicles with Automated Driving Systems

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued advance notices of proposed rule-making on the...
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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,...

Video Spotlight: NHTSA Training at TSD 2019

The training session approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was presented at the TSD Conference 2019. The training teaches proper securement of pre-school aged...
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TSD: Day One of the 2019 TSD Conference in Photos

FRISCO, TEXAS — An eight-hour training seminar approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration taught the proper securement of pre-school age children in...

NHTSA Child Passenger Safety School Bus Training to Undergo Latest Revision

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the National Safety Council are seeking feedback on a planned update to the eight-hour Child Passenger Safety...

TSD Conference Highlights for Day 1 — Friday, March 15

The Transporting Students with Disabilities & Special Needs Conference & Trade Show is fast approaching, and final preparations are underway for the March 15-20 event...

Total Recall: Managing Fixes to Bus Defects: Focus on Details

Vehicle or equipment recalls can be a rather mundane part of school bus maintenance operations. But media, regulatory and even parental scrutiny over yellow...

July 2020

July 2020 Cover
This month’s issue features articles about the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on school bell times and...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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