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New training video targets special-needs transportation
February 17, 2009
Education Compliance Group Inc. has released a new driver training video, The Road to Compliance for Special Needs Drivers, by attorney and consultant Peggy Burns.
California Dept. of Education cancels transportation conferences
February 12, 2009
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As a result of the current fiscal emergency in the state of California, all travel under any circumstances for the Californ...
Bus drop-off accidents claim 2 students
February 11, 2009
Last week, a 10-year-old in Indiana was killed after getting off a school bus in a school parking lot, and police in Virginia released findings from a similar bus drop-off accident that took the life of a 4-year-old last month.
First Student acquires G&G Bus Service
February 11, 2009
CINCINNATI — First Student Inc. has acquired Florida, N.Y.-based G&G Bus Service, a privately-owned company that was established in 1953.

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How'd They Build That? series to release school bus title
February 11, 2009
LOS ANGELES — Marvelous Media will release a DVD giving a behind-the-scenes look at how a school bus is built, from assembly to hitting the road.
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School Bus Safety Co. introduces driver training program
February 9, 2009
School Bus Safety Co. has released the Driver Training Course, which provides school bus drivers with skills to prevent vehicular accidents.
New Jersey conference canceled
February 6, 2009
RARITAN, N.J. — A state budget crisis has led the School Transportation Supervisors of New Jersey (STS) to halt its annual convention.
DOE reports on fuel cell school bus developments
February 6, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In December, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released its Fuel Cell School Buses Report to Congress, fulfilling requirements o...
STA to serve Florida district in new contract
February 4, 2009
WALL, N.J. — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) has been awarded a contract to provide transportation services to Duval County (Fla.) Publi...
Industry rolls out Love the Bus campaign
February 4, 2009
As part of the third annual Love the Bus program, the pupil transportation community is encouraging the public to thank the men and women who safely ...
New president named for First Student
February 4, 2009
CINCINNATI — FirstGroup America has appointed Linda Bell president of First Student Inc.

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Children’s health expert to address Transporting Students With Disabilities
February 2, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS — Dr. Marilyn J. Bull will deliver the keynote luncheon address during the 18th National Conference and Exhibition on Transporting Stude...
Blue Bird responds to economic downturn
February 2, 2009
Blue Bird Corp. announced today that it has taken steps to mitigate the economic downturn that has led to delays in school bus orders.
Special-Needs Briefs — 2/2/09
February 2, 2009
Special-needs student assaults school bus aide
GROVETOWN, Ga. — A school bus aide will not press charges against a 10-year-old special-ne...
NSTA calls for support of transit encroachment protection
January 30, 2009
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) is urging its members to show their support for the Federal Transit Administr...
Educational arts program from Daimler, Kennedy Center gets rolling
January 30, 2009
Daimler Financial Services and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, which partnered last year to offer the “On Location: Spotlight on Your Community” education program, have completed the launch phase of the program.
Florida county plans school bus stop improvements
January 28, 2009
The Hernando County Board of County Commissioners has approved the installation of street lights at 12 school bus stops and 10- by 10-foot concrete standing pads at four locations in an effort to improve safety and visibility for students and motorists.
Glass company owner indicted in school bus windshield scam
January 28, 2009
Troy Jason Vollberg has been indicted in connection with an elaborate scheme in which school bus windshields at Scottsdale Unified School District were destroyed and Vollberg’s company profited by replacing them.
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute releases conference details
January 28, 2009
LAS VEGAS — The Alternative Fuels and Vehicles Conference and Expo 2009 will be held in Orlando, Fla., from April 19 to 22.

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Report: Biodiesel not to blame for bus malfunctions
January 27, 2009
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Commerce said Thursday that biodiesel was not what caused a dozen school buses to malfunction in fri...
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