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Photo from the NTSB report on State Route 25 in the aftermath of three siblings being hit and killed by a motorist who illegally passed the stopped school bus in rural Rochester County, Indiana. (Source: Fulton County Sheriff’s Office.)

NTSB Provides Further Details on 2018 Fatal Indiana School Bus Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board discussed in a webinar on Wednesday the factors leading up to the fatal Rochester, Indiana, school bus crash, and...
Photo from the NTSB report on State Route 25 in the aftermath of three siblings being hit and killed by a motorist who illegally passed the stopped school bus in rural Rochester County, Indiana. (Source: Fulton County Sheriff’s Office.)

NTSB Releases Full Final Report of Fatal Indiana School Bus Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board released its full and final Highway Accident Report on the fatal Oct. 30, 2018, school bus crash in Rochester,...

Requiring Lap/Shoulder Seatbelts Remains Among NTSB School Bus Safety Wishes

The National Transportation Safety Board said it is awaiting responses to several recommendations made to the school bus community, including the adoption of lap/shoulder...
Photo from the NTSB report on State Route 25 in the aftermath of three siblings being hit and killed by a motorist who illegally passed the stopped school bus in rural Rochester County, Indiana. (Source: Fulton County Sheriff’s Office.)

NTSB: Lack of School-Bus Stop Awareness Caused Fatal 2018 Indiana Collision

The National Transportation Safety Board said eliminating or limiting student crossing to and from school bus stops as well as improved training to identify...
A car passes a school bus during a closed-road demonstration by Safe Fleet at the STN EXPO Indianapolis on June 9. 2019. Technology exists to both capture video of passing vehicles and alert students and bus drivers if other motorists are not stopping for the school bus. (Photo by Taylor Hannon.)

NTSB to Electronically Release Cause of Fatal Indiana School-Bus Illegal Passing

The ongoing coronavirus outbreak forced the cancellation of a scheduled April 7 meeting of the National Transportation Safety Board to release investigative findings and...
Photo from the NTSB report on State Route 25 in the aftermath of three siblings being hit and killed by a motorist who illegally passed the stopped school bus in rural Rochester County, Indiana. (Source: Fulton County Sheriff’s Office.)

NTSB to Issue Findings on Fatal Indiana School Bus Crossing...

The National Transportation Safety Board announced a meeting next month to determine the probable cause of a fatal 2018 collision of a pickup truck...

Revised West Virginia Policy Lacking on School-Bus Driver Oversight, Association Says

Despite pointing out several changes designed to improve safety, the president of the West Virginia Association for Pupil Transportation (WVAPT) said the state’s revised...
Thomas Chapman, new NTSB board member, was sworn in on Jan. 6 in Washington, D.C.

NTSB Additions Bring Board Back up to 5 Members

The National Transportation Safety Board is set to add aviation experts Michael Graham and Thomas Chapman as its newest board members, bringing the board...
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Fogmaker North America Hires School Bus Veteran as National Sales Manager

EXTON, Pa. — Fogmaker North America, a leader in environmentally friendly and self-contained water mist fire suppression systems for engine compartments, announced yesterday that...
An NTSB investigator enters the damaged school bus from the Chattanooga crash. NTSB officials immediately launched a Go Team to investigate the Nov. 21, 2016 crash. (Photo courtesy of the NTSB.)

School Bus Contractor Completes Nationwide Installation of Driver Event Recorders

In response to the fatal December 2016 school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Durham School Services, the largest subsidiary of National Express, LLC., has...

August 2020

August 2020 Cover
This month’s issue features articles on school start-up and prepping fleets for the new school year, as...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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