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A bipartisan group promoted School Bus Safety Week by highlighting efforts to prevent illegal passing. Shown are Reps. Walorski and Brownley, with Chris Akiyama from Safe Fleet in the foreground.

Technology Demonstration Highlights Potential Benefits of Federal School Bus Stop Legislation

Congressional representatives who are championing a federal bill that targets motorists who illegally pass school buses marked National School Bus Safety Week by attending...
The FMCSA Administrator, speaking earlier this year to American Trucking Association members.

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Martinez to Step Down

After only about 18 months in the position, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Raymond P. Martinez announced he is resigning by Oct. 31. He...
Annie Sovcik, Esq., program director for Busing on the Lookout, speaking before members of the California Association for School Transportation Officials in 2018. (Photo by David George.)

U.S. Transportation Department Bans Commercial Drivers Convicted of Human Trafficking

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a final rule that permanently bans drivers convicted of human trafficking from...

U.S. Transportation Secretary Chao Emphasizes Importance of Safety at USDOT Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao yesterday hosted the 2019 U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Safety Summit at its headquarters...

FMCSA Resources for Implementing Upcoming Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released additional online resources for Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) holders, employers, state driver licensing agencies, medical review...
A bus driver takes the wheel during the inaugural STN EXPO Ride & Drive in July 2016.

FMCSA Says CDL Final Rule to Cut Cost of Entry-Level Training

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a final regulatory rule on March 5 that is expected to save time...

Notifications Available to Renew N.Y. CDL Medical Certs

New York state Commercial Drivers License and Commercial Learner Permit holders can now sign up online for electronic notifications to alert them when it...

November 2019

Greg Jackson of Jefferson County Schools poses with a Blue Bird School Bus
Meet our 2019 Transportation Director of the Year, Greg Jackson, from Jefferson County Schools in Colorado. This...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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