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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...
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Technology Concerns Stall School Bus Medical Rule

Due to technology concerns, the Federal Motor Carrier Administration extended certain provisions of the Medical Examiner’s Certification Integration final rule, which establishes guidelines for...
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Senate Bill Pushes FCC to Fund School Bus Wi-Fi

A bipartisan bill in the U.S. Senate pushes for school buses to be eligible for federal E-rate funding for internet connectivity, signaling to the...

Daimler Trucks Announces Automated Truck R&D Center in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks announced today the creation of an Automated Truck Research and Development Center in Portland, Ore. The facility will be...

What to Do About the Increasing Complexity of School Bus Systems

For every school district, the key mission is to provide the best possible education for its children. Having well-qualified teachers is the main dependency...

January 2019

With a new year comes many decisions to be made: Choosing new technologies, selecting fuel types and...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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