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First Student's 5th Annual Safety Dog Bus Tour Across North America starts on August 29. (Photo courtesy of First Student.)

First Student’s Safety Dog Bus Tour is Educating Students on School...

CINCINNATI — School transportation leader First Student is shining a spotlight on school bus safety this back-to-school season with its 5th Annual Safety Dog...
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Law Enforcement Officials Offer Back-to-School Safety Tips When Navigating Bus Stops

As the school year starts up, school districts and law enforcement are reminding drivers and students of back-to-school safety. While school districts are creating...

Watch: Back to School Prompts Wave of School Bus Safety Videos

As the 2019-2020 school year commences, school bus safety becomes the spotlight of media and district attention. Several school district’s transportation departments nationwide are...

NBC News Releases Exclusive Video of June School Bus Crash Test

The Today Show on NBC aired interior school bus video of how belted and unbelted crash dummies performed during a SafeGuard/IMMI school bus crash...
Laura Landis, a driver instructor, trainer and recruiter for Prince William County Schools in Maryland, shows teachers Kevin Loughery, Ryan Wicka, Shannon Parker, Yonika Powell, and Sharon Harrison how to perform the exterior bus inspection during a Saturday class to become bus drivers held at Parkside Middle School. (Photo courtesy of Prince William Times; photo by Randy Litzinger.)

NASDPTS Seeks Expanded Delay of New Entry-Level Driver Training Rule

The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) asked the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to postpone all aspects...
Kansas Highway Patrol inspects school buses

All First Student Kansas Locations Earn Perfect Scores on State Inspections

WICHITA, Kan. — All six First Student locations in Kansas received perfect scores of 100 percent on recent state inspections, demonstrating a commitment to...
ATS and REI Stop Arm Solution.

Kentucky Legislation Calls for Mandatory School Bus Stop-Arm Cameras

Bill Request 136 would create a new section of Kentucky Revised Statutes (KRS) Chapter 160 that would require all local districts to install and...

Round Up: Gun Activity Around School Bus Stops

In Fort Wayne, Indiana, Fort Wayne’s NBC TV station reported that three men fired bullets into the air near students who were disembarking from a...
A Florida state trooper explained what happened at the scene of the incident to a WWSB ABC7 reporter.

First Reported School Bus Stop Injury of 2019-2020 School Year

WWSB ABC7 reported a 19-year-old woman hit and injured a high school student at a school bus stop this morning, Aug. 15, in Myakka...
National Express and Fogmaker

Trailblazing Fire Suppression Systems on New School Buses

In constant pursuit of safety, National Express (parent company of several school bus service providers including Durham School Services) became the exclusive partner of...

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...