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Washington School Bus Driver Arrested, Faces a DUI Charge

A school bus driver from Longview School District in Washington was arrested last week for driving under the influence. The driver had completed two...

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Acting Administrator Resigns

The acting administrator of the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has resigned, effective on Aug. 31, 2019. According to Reuters, she will be...

Tips for Keeping School Bus Drivers and Passengers Safe

SEATTLE — With summer almost over, parents and caregivers are turning their attention towards preparing for the upcoming school year—including how to ensure children...
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FMCSA Proposes Latest Rule to Alleviate Burdens to Obtaining CDL

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is seeking to remove financial barriers for new CDL applicants who obtain their learner’s permit in their...
Gov. Jay Inslee sits in the new all-electric Blue Bird school bus.

Washington School District Purchases its First All-Electric School Bus

On Monday, June 17, Franklin Pierce School District (FPS) unveiled the state of Washington’s first all-electric school bus. The Blue Bird vehicle fits right...

Washington School District Acquires State’s First All-Electric School Bus

Franklin Pierce Schools is unveiling the first all-electric school bus in the state of Washington, which will be test-driven by Gov. Jay Inslee today,...
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FleetPride Announces New Way to Change Oil with the EZ Oil...

FleetPride announced today the new and improved EZ Oil Drain Valve, with optional hose connectors. The EZ Oil Drain Valve simply replaces your existing drain...
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TRP Celebrates 25 Years of Aftermarket Parts Leadership

RENTON, Wash. — This May, TRP is celebrating 25 years of providing high quality and reliable aftermarket parts for all makes and models of...

Study Claims $200M Can be Cut from N.J. School Transportation Budget

A provocative new study claims New Jersey could cut $200 million in its annual school transportation costs. “The percentage of special needs students proved...

Viaduct Closure Goes Better Than Expected for Seattle Public Schools Transportation

The recent closure of the Seattle Viaduct was predicted by various news outlets to be a traffic headache. Despite that fearsome prediction, it is...

September 2019

This technology issue covers onboard tablets, disruptions in the industry, new emerging technology and the industry’s Super...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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