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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...

STN Survey: Districts Deal With Higher School Bus Tire Prices

Rising prices for new tires are a concern for district school bus operations, but the prices and need for new tires fluctuate, based on...

Stertil-Koni Support Stands Provide Added Safety, Expanded Capabilities

STEVENSVILLE, Md. — A recent overview of vehicle maintenance shops across North America conducted by bus lift and truck lift provider Stertil-Koni, has found...

First Student is Expanding in Connecticut

EASTON, Conn. — First Student will be providing safe and reliable transportation to thousands of additional students in Connecticut for the 2019-2020 school year...

Stronger Penalties Proposed in Indiana School Bus Safety Legislation

New legislation introduced in the Indiana State Senate would increase the penalties for drivers who recklessly violate school bus arm laws, and it would...

More Volkswagen Funds Sent to 22 Arizona School Districts

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced that $8.4 million is available to 22 schools districts for the purchase of dozens of new school buses tied...

Filling-in Gaps During School Bus Driver Shortages

Like with many other school districts, the chronic school bus driver shortage forced district officials in Warren, Ohio this week to bring in a private...

5-year-old Girl Allegedly Beaten on a School Bus in Georgia

Last month, a 5-year old girl was attacked by an older student while riding home on her school bus in Forsyth, Georgia, reported ajc.com. The...

Alaskan Way Viaduct Closure Will Impact School Bus Travel Times

According to the Seattletimes.com, Seattle Public Schools is anticipating more delays to school bus transportation after the closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct on...

Tenn. School District Offers Transportation to Alternative School Students

The Maryville Public School Board voted unanimously last month to allow at-risk students with “documented hardships” to receive transportation service to and from a local...

January 2019

With a new year comes many decisions to be made: Choosing new technologies, selecting fuel types and...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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