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Above-Normal Hurricane Activity Predicted This Season

As if things weren’t bad enough with COVID-19 and civil unrest nationwide, the 2020 hurricane season is forecast to be a big one. This, according...
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...
A sheet of ice, believed to have come off of the roof of a box truck, struck a school bus windshield on Jan. 21 in Michigan. The bus driver and one student reported minor injuries. Twitter/Jenn Schanz

Michigan School Bus Hit With Sheet of Ice, Shatters Windshield

A Utica Community Schools bus in Shelby Township, Michigan was hit with a sheet of ice that shattered half its windshield, reported WXYZ Detroit....

How to Safely Power School Bus Engine Block Heaters

The Problem It’s mid-winter, temperatures have taken a nose-dive below freezing and your fleet of school buses is in need of some help to get...

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)...

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...