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Business as Usual at Child Check-Mate After USSC Group Acquisition

USSC Group, the owner of Fogmaker fire suppression systems for commercial vehicles, has acquired electronic school bus driver alert manufacturer Child Check-Mate Systems. The...

Transfinder Hits Record Revenue for 21st Consecutive Year

Transfinder Corp. closed 2018 with a 7 percent increase in revenue from the previous year total of $14.565 million. That marks over two decades of...

How to Find Alt-Fuel Stations

Have you ever wanted to find the exact locations of all 30,000 alternative fuel public filling stations in North America—and be able to zero-in...
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NHTSA Orders Autonomous School Shuttle to Stop Operating

An autonomous shuttle serving schoolchildren in Babcock Ranch, Florida for the past month must cease service, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has informed...

In 25 Years, School Buses May Resemble Helicopter Drones, But What’s the Risk?

What does the future look like? That’s a popular question on cable TV these days it seems. For School Transportation News readers, though, let...
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Transfinder Webinar Stresses Importance of School Bus Routing

Transfinder shared how routing is crucial to any school transportation operation, and how its solutions, including the company's soon-to-be-released Routefinder PLUS, can assist during...

Diesel Prices are Currently Rising But Will Likely Fall After Christmas

The average retail price for diesel fuel in the U.S. has risen about two cents per gallon this week. Meanwhile, diesel vehicle owners/drivers are being told...
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Video Exonerates School Bus Driver Accused by Students

A Pittsburgh-area police chief said a review of school bus video “completely discredited” two middle school students who alleged “inappropriate actions” committed by their...

Accuracy of School Bus Apps Relies on Routing Data

Are there inherent inefficiencies that are still an issue with school bus and student tracking apps? Are there issues with other new-generation high-tech products,...

Blue Bird Unveils Redesigned Website

School bus manufacturer Blue Bird launched a new version of its website following the STN EXPO in Reno, Nevada that features expanded sections on...

May 2019

New school bus technology addresses illegal passing, child detection systems, student behavior on the bus and more....

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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