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A damaged classroom at Wilson County Schools in Lebanon, Tennessee, caused by a tornado that tore through the state on March. 3, 2020. Twitter/@WilsonK12TN

Tennessee Tornado Leaves Schools Closed, Buildings Destroyed

Schools in and around Nashville remain closed after a destructive and fast-moving storm cut across Middle Tennessee on Tuesday. The Tennessee Department of Military announced...

Double Coin Tires/CMA Adds Two New Warehouses on the West Coast

MONROVIA, Calif. — Double Coin and CMA, a leading tire manufacturer and marketer, announced the company’s two new warehouses are located in Rancho Cucamonga...

Hankook Tire America Introduces Soo II Lee as New President

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Hankook Tire America Corp. has announced that Soo II Lee will become its president, effective this month. Lee previously served as...
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Allison Transmission Acquires Walker Die Casting

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc., the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions, announced on Sept. 9 that it...

Tennessee School Bus Driver Laid to Rest in School Bus Casket

Wilson County, Tennessee school bus driver David Wright was laid to rest on Sunday in a school bus designed casket, reported Fox17 Nashville. Wright...
A team competes at the Roadeo during the 2019 TSD Conference in Frisco, Texas.

Webinar Takes Attendees on a Journey to Safer Wheelchair Transportation

A free webinar presented by School Transportation News tackled the topic of wheelchair securement on a school bus, which can be a confusing and...

Bridgestone Expands All-Terrain Tire Line to Add Sizes for Medium-Duty Commercial...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. ― Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) today announced the expansion of the Firestone Transforce tire line to include new size offerings for Class...
Burned Iowa school bus.

New Federal Bill Adds Fire Suppression Systems to Call for Seatbelts

Rep. Steve Cohen of Tennessee and Sen. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois are proposing a new version of federal legislation that mirrors National Transportation Safety...

Nashville Schools Lead the Way with Transportation Partnership

When LEAD Public Schools was founded in Nashville, Tennessee, in 2007, it served a total of 92 fifth- and sixth-grade students. Since then, it...

Recorded Webinar: A Journey to Safer Wheelchair Transportation

Despite their best intentions, safely transporting students with disabilities—especially those who use wheelchairs—remains perhaps the most under-addressed liability facing school districts. Often these challenges...

July 2020

July 2020 Cover
This month’s issue features articles about the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on school bell times and...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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