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FMCSA extends comment deadline on driver training proposal
April 3, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended the deadline for comments on its Notice of Proposed Rulemakin...
Utah governor approves idling reduction bill
April 3, 2008
SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Jon Huntsman has signed legislation that requires the Utah Board of Education (BOE) to adopt school bus idling reduction standa...
New York school bus to test license plate reader
April 2, 2008
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — In an effort to combat the widespread problem of illegal passing of school buses, a Syracuse City School District bus will be eq...
Nebraska seat belt bill derailed
April 2, 2008
LINCOLN, Neb. — Legislation that would have required seat belts on school buses has been “indefinitely postponed.”

The bill was introduced in Jan...

New York county names School Bus Driver of the Year
March 27, 2008
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Candace Swart has been named Dutchess County’s School Bus Driver of the Year. Selected by the Dutchess County Traffic Safety Boa...
IC lowers price of hybrid school bus
March 27, 2008
WARRENVILLE, Ill. — IC Bus LLC announced a $30,000 to $40,000 price decrease for its hybrid school bus.

The decrease became effective earlier t...

Louisiana district board approves funding resolution
March 26, 2008
COVINGTON, La. — St. Tammany Parish School Board members approved a resolution as a response to increases in school bus maintenance and operational c...
STSA Website relocates
March 25, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Website for the Transportation Security Administration’s School Transportation Security Awareness (STSA) program has moved...
Teen who halted bus praised, punished
March 20, 2008
SEASIDE, Calif. — A high school student has been in the national spotlight since she helped stop a school bus after the driver fell from her seat las...
STA awarded new busing contract
March 20, 2008
TORONTO — Student Transportation of America Ltd.’s (STA) Goffstown, N.H., location has been awarded an $8.4 million contract to provide transportatio...
EPA awards grant to South Carolina DOE
March 20, 2008
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The EPA presented the South Carolina Department of Education (DOE) with funds to install emission-control equipment on school buses ...
Tags: emissions, EPA
CASTO covers fiscal concerns
March 19, 2008
ONTARIO, Calif. — The California Association of School Transportation Officials (CASTO) held its 40th Annual State Conference here over the weekend.<...
Durham acquires A&E Transport Services
March 13, 2008
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Durham School Services has acquired A&E Transport Services Inc.

Founded in 1981 by President and CEO Jay Saternow as a s...

EPA awards grants to Midwest school districts
March 13, 2008
CHICAGO — EPA Region 5 has presented two school systems in the Midwest with funds to implement projects that will reduce the amount of exhaust emitte...
Blue Bird No. 1 donated to historical institution
March 10, 2008
FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Albert “Buddy” Luce Jr., son of Blue Bird founder Albert Luce, has donated Blue Bird No. 1 — the company’s first steel-bodied scho...
Missouri legislation would offer fuel tax exemption for school buses
March 10, 2008
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A bill is making its way through the General Assembly that would exempt the fuel used in school buses from the state fuel tax.<...
Tags: taxes
Kentucky commemorates 1958 school bus crash
March 6, 2008
FRANKFORT, Ky. — On Feb. 28, the state Senate passed a resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Prestonburg school bus crash of 1958.

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NTSB stresses dangers of driver fatigue
March 6, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairman Mark Rosenker said Wednesday that National Sleep Awareness Week (March 3-...
Suspect arrested in Florida bus stop stabbing
March 6, 2008
BRADENTON, Fla. — A suspect was arrested in the attempted murder of a 16-year-old student at a school bus stop, the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office r...
Job board launched for public transportation
March 5, 2008
An online job board for the school bus, motorcoach and transit industries has been launched at www...

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