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FCC’s Rosenworcel Renews E-Rate Funding Push for School Bus Wi-Fi

Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel said she is formally asking her colleagues to support school bus Wi-Fi hotspots as an eligible project under...
A bird's-eye view of a motorist illegally passing a school bus. (Photo courtesy of BusPatrol.)

Stop-Arm Cameras Target School Bus Safety But Are Not Without Opposition

In his line of work, Steve Randazzo has seen some gruesome videos of children getting hit by cars and being seriously injured, some almost...

Commercial Vehicle Operators Reminded of Looming 3G Tech Sunset

Have you upgraded your onboard technology to 4G or 5G yet? That was the question asked by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)...
Rosco's DCAMS digital camera monitoring system is approved as an aftermarket equipment on commercial vehicles including school buses starting Dec. 4, 2022, for a five-year period.

Rosco Receives Federal Exemption for Mirror-less Video Monitoring System

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is granting a limited five-year exemption to Rosco Vision System for after-market installation of its digital camera...
Dashcam view of green light priority being given to a Fulton County School System bus near Atlanta that was part of a connected vehicle pilot conducted in April 2022. (Photo courtesy of Applied Information.)

Connected School Bus Pilot Reduces Fuel Consumption, Travel Time

A first-of-its-kind connected vehicle pilot program run near Atlanta using cellular vehicle-to-everything technology and prioritized traffic signals resulted in combined improvements that could help...
Police officer holds breathalyzer device.

NTSB’s Alcohol Impairment Detection Recommendation More Nuanced for School Bus Drivers

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is including school buses in a call for mandatory passive-integrated alcohol impairment detection systems or similar technology, following...

September 2023

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