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Propane Council Introduces Online Resource Database for School Bus Fleets, Service...

WASHINGTON — The Propane Education & Research Council created online learning resources with educational information about propane autogas for school bus fleets that are...
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,...
Children walking to school on Oct. 10, 2018.

Washington State Walking School Bus Program Provides Link to Community Engagement

A sociology professor at Gonzaga University utilizes the Walking School Bus Program to unify college students and the surrounding neighborhood. Joe Johnston, assistant professor at...

Research Shows Potential Scope of 2018-2019 School Bus Injuries & Fatalities

Research indicates that only a fraction of 1 percent of all students who ride the school bus to and from school were injured in...
Emissions from the tailpipe of a school bus.

Can School Bus Emissions Retrofits Improve Student Test Scores?

A new Georgia State University study claims that retrofitting school buses with emissions-reduction equipment can not only save money and improve air quality but...

Detroit Connect Analytics Unlocks the Power of Fuel and Safety Data

PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced today that Detroit Connect Analytics has extended its services to additional truck models and can...

Safer City Streets Publishes First Road Safety Global Report

The International Transport Forum (ITF) obtained data on road safety outcomes for 31 different cities, throughout the U.S., Europe, Australia and the South Pacific. Safer...

Alabama School District Provides Submerged School Bus Training

A school bus without its tires, fuel, oil and other hazardous liquids, was submerged into the Gulf Shores at Saunder’s Yachtworks in Alabama, to...

Studies Indicate Added Benefits of School Bus Seat Belts

KANSAS CITY – Attendees at the National State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services Annual Conference heard and discussed studies examining the positive impact that seat belts...

Sertil-Koni Top 10 Tips for Vehicle Lift Safety

STEVENSVILLE, Md. — Following an in-depth review of bus and truck maintenance facilities across North America, combined with heightened service demands resulting from the...

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...