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First Student to complete Child Check-Mate installation
September 4, 2008
In a $9.8 million agreement, First Student announced the installation of safety and security technology from Child Check-Mate Systems of Navan, Ontario, on 40,000 of its school buses.
Bus company launches sleep apnea program for drivers
September 4, 2008
Riteway Bus Service Inc., a family-owned transportation company, partnered with Sleep Apnea Solutions Inc. (SAS) to create a Sleep Apnea Health & Safety Program for employees.
STA awards scholarships to high school graduates
September 4, 2008
Student Transportation of America (STA) recently announced that nine Pennsylvania high school graduates have been named 2008 STA/John Finfrock Scholars by the STA Education Foundation.
Illinois bus drivers aim to end community violence
September 3, 2008
Drivers for Alpha School Bus Company Inc., a subsidiary of Cook-Illinois Corp., are taking a stand against neighborhood violence.
New Brunswick targets activity trip safety
August 28, 2008
In the wake of a fatal accident on a high school basketball trip in January, officials on Tuesday unveiled recommendations to bolster activity trip safety.
First Student to complete Child Check-Mate installation
August 28, 2008
In a $9.8 million agreement, First Student announced the installation of safety and security technology from Child Check-Mate Systems of Navan, Ontario, on 40,000 of its school buses.
Florida driver named Bus Operator of the Year
August 27, 2008
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Missing Children’s Clearinghouse recently named bus driver Billie Jo Kaser the statewide Bus Operator of the Year.
U.K. school transport course covers U.S. practices
August 26, 2008
BIRMINGHAM, England — Aston University launched a new distance-learning course on school transportation that will cover best practices and case studies from the U.S. and other countries.
ASBC to host Web seminar
August 26, 2008
The American School Bus Council (ASBC) will host an informational Web seminar on Sept. 4 at 4 p.m. EST.
NAPT reveals 2010 conference details
August 21, 2008
ALBANY, N.Y. — The National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) announced key details of the 36th edition of its annual conference and trade ...
School bus workers speak out for livable wages
August 21, 2008
HARTFORD, Conn. — Unionized school bus drivers and monitors testified yesterday at a public hearing to ensure that the city’s living wage ordinance i...
Krapf joins Girardin dealership network
August 21, 2008
EXTON, Pa. — Girardin Minibus Inc. announced that Krapf Bus Sales has joined its dealership network.

Krapf Bus Sales is located in Exton, Pa. ...

Alabama governor endorses biodiesel grant program
August 20, 2008
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Gov. Bob Riley recently urged school districts to apply for a new grant that will assist in covering the cost of switching to B20 ...
IC Bus to host maintenance class in October
August 19, 2008
WARRENVILLE, Ill. — IC Bus will host a new class in October for school district service technicians.

“IC University” will provide attendee...

Connecticut crossing arm exemption rejected
August 14, 2008
WETHERSFIELD, Conn. — Older school buses in the state will still be required to have crossing arms, despite legislation passed earlier this year ...
Canadian association sets safety standard for activity buses
August 14, 2008
TORONTO — The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) announced the publication of a standard developed to provide voluntary requirements for activity b...
TSA to provide regional security workshops
August 14, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bill Arrington, general manager of the Highway and Motor Carrier (HMC) division of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA...
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SafeGuard offers seat belt advocacy kit
August 14, 2008
WESTFIELD, Ind. — Seat belt system provider SafeGuard has released its "SafeGuard 4 Kids" advocate kit in support of parents and other individuals wh...
NAPT prods NHTSA on seat belt testing
August 7, 2008
ALBANY, N.Y. — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced recently that it has begun testing new lap-shoulder belt systems ...
Thomas Built renovates 1923 streetcar
August 7, 2008
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Six Thomas Built Buses employees recently began restoring a streetcar manufactured by the company — then named Perley A. Thomas Ca...

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