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West Virginia could make school bus stops drug-free zones
April 1, 2009
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A bill has been introduced that would establish drug-free zones at school bus stops in the state.
Do you have 'wit' it takes?
April 1, 2009
Now, the school bus industry has its own way to show its funny side: BUStoons.
Tennessee bill on color ads goes to governor
April 1, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A bill that would allow businesses to advertise in color on school buses has been passed by the Tennessee General Assembly.
NCST names new steering committee member
March 26, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS — California state pupil transportation director John Green has been appointed to the steering committee of the National Congress on Sch...
Tags: NCST
South Dakota allows school bus endorsement for insulin users
March 26, 2009
On March 5, Gov. Michael Rounds signed into law House Bill 1202, allowing people with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus to hold a school bus endorsement on a CDL in the state.
Thomas Built seeks ‘Driver of the Year’
March 26, 2009
To recognize the contributions individual drivers make to children's safety, Thomas Built Buses is sponsoring its annual Children's Choice School Bus Driver of the Year essay contest, now in its fourth consecutive year.
EPA calls for stimulus funding applicants
March 26, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Requests for applications (RFAs) are now available for a new clean-diesel funding campaign through the EPA.

The American Rec...

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First Student wins Missouri, Kansas contracts
March 25, 2009
CINCINNATI — First Student Inc. has been awarded contracts to provide pupil transportation services for Wright City (Mo.) R-II School District and Sh...
Colorado seat belt bill derailed
March 24, 2009
All members of the House Education Committee in the Colorado General Assembly have rejected a bill that would have required school buses purchased statewide after June 30, 2010, to be equipped with lap-shoulder seat belts, postponing the legislation indefinitely.
Blower system clears buses of ice danger
March 18, 2009
An innovative new machine targets the potentially dangerous problem of ice and snow buildup on school buses.
Tags: winter
STA wins two Illinois contracts
March 18, 2009
WALL, N.J. — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) has been awarded two new contracts to provide transportation services to the Flossmoor and ...
Trans-Consult offers 40-hour driver trainer class
March 17, 2009
Dick Fischer, president of Trans-Consult, will be teaching a 40-hour “Train the Trainer” program for school bus driver trainers in Seymour, Ind., June 8-12, and Salina, Kan., June 22-26.
Preparations underway for next NCST
March 16, 2009
With just over a year to go before the industry convenes for the 15th National Congress on School Transportation (NCST), its steering committee met here to prepare for the eminent event, which takes place every five years.
Tags: NCST
Indiana bill on illegal bus passing moves forward
March 16, 2009
A bill that would create harsher penalties for motorists who illegally pass school buses received approval from a state Senate committee last week.
PTSI offers training conference for instructors
March 11, 2009
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Pupil Transportation Safety Institute (PTSI) will hold a training conference for school bus instructors here in the fall.
Joint venture targets ‘advanced design’ school bus seating
March 10, 2009
M2K Seating Systems LLC and TK Holdings Inc. have jointly acquired all assets of SynTec Inc. in High Point, N.C.
Tags: seating
First Student wins Rhode Island contract
March 10, 2009
CINCINNATI — First Student Inc. has been awarded a contract for statewide out-of-district transportation with the Rhode Island Department of Elementa...
‘America’s Best’ competition slated for September
March 9, 2009
This year’s “Americas’ Best” competition finals will be held Sept. 22 to 25 in Greenville, S.C. The sixth annual competition will be hosted by Michelin America.
CEO of SoundOff Signal retires
March 9, 2009
Safety lighting solutions provider SoundOff Signal recently announced the retirement of CEO George Boerigter. He has relinquished day-to-day activities with the company but will remain chairman.
Tags: lighting
Texas schools push to change bus evacuation drill law
March 4, 2009
Lawmakers have filed bills to change the state’s school bus evacuation drill requirement after reportedly receiving complaints from school districts.

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