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California State Sen. Anthony J. Portantino. Photo courtesy of his office.

Latest California Late-Start School Bill Arrives on Gov. Newsom’s Desk

The California State Legislature has again passed a controversial school start delay bill for the second consecutive year. SB 328 was sent to Gov. Gavin...
A stop arm rests flush against a school bus next to a video camera.

Oklahoma Becomes Latest State to Allow School Bus Stop-Arm Cameras

Starting this fall, motorists in the Sooner State who illegally pass stopped school buses face the possibility of being captured on video. Oklahoma is...

States Introduce Stop-Arm Camera Bills to Catch Motorists

The current school year is seeing an increase in students being hit by vehicles that illegally pass the school bus when the stop-arm is...

Indiana Student Killed When Truck Rear-ends School Bus

A 2016 Freightliner straight truck that was towing a trailer, rear-ended a school bus at an Indiana railroad stop, killing one student and sending...
2015 NCST proceedings

NCST Writing Committees Set, Seek Proposals for 2020

The National Congress on School Transportation Steering Committee announced that writing committees for the 2020 update to the National School Transportation Specifications and Procedures...
stoparm

Indiana Lawmakers Push for Stop-Arm Cameras After Fatalities

The deaths of three elementary school students and the injury to a fourth are aiding efforts to add Indiana to the list of states...

Combating Human Trafficking of Students in the School Bus Industry

KANSAS CITY — At the NASDPTS Annual Conference in late-October, human and sex trafficking of students and the role school bus drivers can play...

Police, Districts, Contractors Observe School Bus Safety Week

Students and the public nationwide received reminders in October on school bus safety from school bus industry product and service suppliers, law enforcement and...
Car passing a stopped school bus

Woman Arrested In Death of Three Indiana Students at School Bus...

Indiana State Police arrested a 24-year-old woman on felony charges in the deaths of three siblings as they crossed a two-lane road to their...

October 2019

Ariel Rodriguez stands with an IC Bus.
Meet our 2019 Rising Superstars in this month’s issue. Then read about the growing popularity of seatbelts,...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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