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Sen. Schumer Calls for Federal Report on School Bus Stop-Arm Cameras

Sen. Charles E. Schumer is urging federal action on the guidelines and use of federal funding for the installation of school bus stop-arm cameras...
Stock photo of an escape room.

NASDPTS Conference Reiterates the Importance of Working Together

Picture this: You are in the desert, there are several sarcophagi around you, sand on the ground, and everything you touch could potentially be...
Larry Minor, FMCSA associate administrator for policy, discussed the FMCSA entry-level driver training rules with attendees of the 51st Annual NASDPTS Conference on Oct. 15, 2019. (Photo by Taylor Hannon.)

Update: FMCSA Seeks to Propose Delay to Entry-Level Driver Training Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sighs of relief emanated from the audience at the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) annual conference...
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...

U.S. Department of Education Continues Work to Improve Civil Rights Data...

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced on August 23 that the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR)...
Congressman Josh Gottheimer.

New Federal Bipartisan School Safety Legislation Being Introduced

U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey said that he is planning to introduce to Congress the Alyssa’s Legacy Youth in Schools Safety Act...

K. Neal Truck & Bus Center Opens Large New Headquarters in...

HYATTSVILLE, Md. — Stephen and Korey Neal, Prince George County’s father-son duo, have unveiled phase one of a 170,000 square foot mixed-used land development...

NSTA President, John Benish, Jr., Testifies on School Bus Safety

WASHINGTON, D.C. — National School Transportation Association (NSTA) President John Benish, Jr., who is also president and COO of Cook-Illinois Corporation, provided expert witness...

FMCSA Announces Partial Delay of Entry-Level Driver Training Rules

The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) seeks to extend the compliance date for new entry-level driver training rules by exactly two years....

Diesel Technology Forum Responds to House Select Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The new generation of diesel technology is helping ports, cities, communities and entire nations meet climate and clean air challenges of...

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...