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FMCSA Proposes Latest Rule to Alleviate Burdens to Obtaining CDL

The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is seeking to remove financial barriers for new CDL applicants who obtain their learner’s permit in...
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FMCSA New Regulations

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued new regulations for driver training. Moving Ahead for Progress 2021, MAP21, is expected to save...

Truck and Engine Manufactures Support EPA’s Cleaner Trucks Initiative

CHICAGO — On November 13, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its Cleaner Trucks Initiative. This initiative includes a future rulemaking to...

NASDPTS Discusses Entry Level Driver Training Final Rule, EPA Rebate Program

Federal government representatives updated attendees at the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) Annual Conference in Kansas City on plans...
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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,...
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Bill Adds Year for Districts to Comply with Paul Lee Law

New fast-tracked legislation from California State Sen. Ben Hueso would immediately delay implementation of a law that requires child safety alert systems on approximately...

Webinar Shares Experiences with Propane School Buses

A free recorded webinar sponsored by the Propane Education & Research Council provided the perspectives of two student transporters on the effects of propane...

Dallas-Area Districts Prepare to Select School Bus Contractor

As Dallas Independent School District prepares to take technology proposals from vendors to its school board this month, three other local school districts that...

ROUSH CleanTech Propane System Achieves HD-OBD Certification

The California Air Resources Board and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency certified ROUSH CleanTech’s propane autogas fuel system as complying with the heavy-duty onboard...

EPA Fines Mass. School Bus Company for Excessive Idling

Coppola Bus, Inc. has paid an $18,000 penalty to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to settle claims of extended idling at the company’s Haverhill,...

Show Reporter 2019

2019 Show Reporter
Readers can now review the highlights of the 2019 NAPT and NASDPTS conference in Columbus, Ohio. Inside Local Readers Weigh...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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