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First Student Shares Top Winter Safety Tips

CINCINNATI, Ohio — Heavy snow, ice, sleet, and wind have led to dangerous driving conditions in close to 40 states already this season. First...
A father walks his child to a school bus at a temporary pick-up location, on Nov. 1, 2017, in Freeport, Maine, where storm-toppled trees made several roads impassable following a bad storm. More than 250,000 Mainers were without power. (AP photo by Robert F. Bukaty.)

Critical Dangers Have Been Left Out of School Bus Safety Plans

Today, it’s a typical morning at every elementary school in America. Kids are being dropped off by their parents or getting off the buses...
Stock photo of school buses.

Oklahoma District Changes School Bus Routes Due to Driving Conditions

An Oklahoma district is changing its routes after several buses slid off the road into ditches. In one instance, 30 students were trapped inside,...
A school bus driving through flooded roads on Sept. 19 in Houston. Hurricane Imelda reportedly dumped 40 inches of rain in over 72 hours. (Photo: Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images.)

Texas School Districts Hit with Severe Flooding Due to Tropical Depression...

The National Weather Service is reporting a flood warning in effect until early Saturday morning, due to Tropical Depression Imelda hitting Houston and surrounding...

FPU Mobilized and Prepared to Respond to Effects of Hurricane Dorian

FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. — With Hurricane Dorian anticipated to begin impacting the Eastern Seaboard in the next 24-48 hours, Florida Public Utilities Company (FPU)...
Flooding in Missouri caused several school cancellations on Aug. 26, 2019. [Facebook/Eureka, Missouri Community.]

Missouri Schools Cancelled, Roads Closed due to Flooding

Several school districts canceled classes yesterday, due to a flash flood warning and road closures from several rainstorms that hit Missouri. Today, Aug. 27,...
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Back to School Preparation

Transportation directors are preparing for various weather conditions and training drivers as the 2019-2020 school year commences. Read more on fleet preparation in the...

Worsening Weather Patterns Mean More Contingency Planning for School Bus Operators

Mother Nature may not always share her intentions in a timely manner, but fleet managers who are experienced with a range of inclement conditions,...

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...

Research Shows Potential Scope of 2018-2019 School Bus Injuries & Fatalities

Research indicates that only a fraction of 1 percent of all students who ride the school bus to and from school were injured in...

Show Reporter 2019

2019 Show Reporter
Readers can now review the highlights of the 2019 NAPT and NASDPTS conference in Columbus, Ohio. Inside Local Readers Weigh...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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