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Turning the School Bus ‘Danger Zone’ into a Safety Zone

School buses are known to be the safest method of transporting kids to school—70 times safer than traveling by car. School bus design improvements...

Proven Advice for Adding Lap-Shoulder Belts to Your School Buses

With NHTSA, NASDPTS, and now the NTSB calling for seat belts on new school buses, more districts than ever are getting onboard. Whether you’re...

School Bus Safety Efforts are More Than Just Requiring Seat Belts

The School Bus Safety Act that was introduced this month in the U.S. House and Senate to mandate National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommendations...

Two Dead After Car Rear-ends Baton Rouge School Bus

A fatal crash in Baton Rouge, Louisiana once again demonstrates the danger to motorists who fail to stop in time and underride the rear...

Congressional Bill Addresses School Bus Improvements Sought by NSTB

Sen. Tammy Duckworth and Rep. Steve Cohen introduced legislation this month to address a renewed call made earlier this year by the National Transportation...

Oregon Kindergartners Trained on School Bus Safety

Teaching them young, Bend-La Pine Schools in Oregon instructs incoming kindergarten students on school bus safety at the start of every school year. The district, which is...
Hands-on securement training during the 2018 TSD NHTSA Seminar

School Bus Child Passenger Safety Training at TSD Conference

Recognize Child Passenger Safety Week 2018, Sept. 23-29, by registering for specialized training available at the TSD Conference in March 2019. It teaches proper...

Vehicle Lifts Must Pass Tougher Testing to Earn all Gold Label

CORTLAND, N.Y. — It’s now a little more challenging for a vehicle lift to earn an Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) gold certification label—and that’s...

Tropical Storm Gordon Reaches Land, 1st Fatality Reported

Tropical Storm Gordon is continuing on its northwest trajectory through Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana as it barrels dead ahead into Arkansas. There have been...

Bridgestone Issues Voluntary Noncompliance Recall for Certain Commercial Truck Tires

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations and Bridgestone Canada (Bridgestone) collectively are issuing a voluntary noncompliance recall of approximately 2,700 certain all-position, wide-base...

September 2019

This technology issue covers onboard tablets, disruptions in the industry, new emerging technology and the industry’s Super...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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