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NASDPTS Statement on NTSB Hearing on Iowa School Bus Crash & Fire Fatalities

This week, the National Transportation Safety Board conducted an important hearing to consider, amend and adopt the full report of its investigative team on...

NTSB Calls for Fire Suppression Systems in All School Buses

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has adopted a new recommendation to require fire suppression systems in all new school buses—and to retrofit those...

School Bus Driver in Fatal 2017 Iowa Fire Couldn’t Walk Unassisted

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will hold an open public board meeting on June 18 to announce the probable cause of the...

Eye on Safety

Standard operating procedures—or the utter lack of them—for reviewing video vary widely from district to district, which was confirmed by STN’s latest reader survey...

Probable Cause of Fatal Indiana School Bus Stop Crash Remains Undisclosed

The NTSB has released its preliminary investigative report—but with no definitive probable cause—on the deaths of three Indiana siblings who were killed in October...

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...

NTSB Releases 10 Most Wanted List of Safety Improvements

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its 10 Most Wanted List—a serious action plan for implementing 46 safety recommendations in the coming two...

NTSB Affected by the Partial Federal Government Shutdown

The continuing partial federal government shutdown is having some additional impacts in unexpected ways, School Transportation News has learned. The National Transportation Safety Board revealed a...

National Safety Council’s Hersman Goes Autonomous

Deborah Hersman, former CEO and president of the National Safety Council (NSC), was appointed as the chief safety officer at Waymo, prior to the...

NTSB Urges 3-Point Seat Belts in Medium-Sized Commercial Buses

Several small school bus manufacturers were named in a recommendation made by the National Transportation Safety Board to make lap-shoulder seat belts standard equipment,...

September 2020

This month’s issue features articles on school bus technology and how it plays a role amid the new coronavirus...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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

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