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Driver Distraction

What is distracted driving? Nearly everyone in today's society has a cell phone. Or a BlackBerry. Or PDA. An iPod. Take your pick; someone...

Final Rule on CDL Improvements

By the National School Transportation Association On July 31, 2002 the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published new rules affecting commercial drivers and...

School Bus Safety Data

The following information from the National Academy of Sciences, the U.S. Department of Transportation and the school transportation industry reflect and represent safety data...

Impact of Head Start

On Sept. 1, 2016, the Office of Head Start and the Administration for Children and Families published a new final rule, the first update of its...

Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations

Pursuant to the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (S.C. 1993, c. 16), the Canadian Federal government has created a number of motor vehicle safety regulations....

School Transportation in Canada

An estimated 36,800 yellow school buses provide transportation daily to 2.5 million students, about 55% of Canada's K-12 student population. Like...

U.S. Federal Agencies

In the United States, state, national and local governments are entwined in the warp and woof of school bus service. Because of the overriding...

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards

Altogether, the U.S. Federal government has created 60 federal motor vehicle safety standards. Of these, 37 apply to school buses. Of the 37, several...

Final Rule on CDL Improvements: How Will It Affect Your Operations?

by the National School Transportation Association On July 31, 2002 the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published new rules affecting commercial drivers and...

Train-School Bus Crashes

There have been at least 166 train-school bus collisions known to have occured between 1902 and 2015, the most recent on record occuring in...

June 2019

The nationwide driver shortage, the accountability of school districts and school bus operators, school bus refurbishment and...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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