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Bus driver’s death ruled accidental
January 29, 2008
FULTON, N.Y. — The death of a school bus driver who fell from a co-worker’s bus was ruled accidental, police announced.

Investigators said th...

Judge approves transit agency’s new school service plan
January 28, 2008
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — In a new twist to a case pitting transit agency against school bus contractor, a judge on Thursday struck down a decision by the Fe...
STA appoints regional division heads
January 28, 2008
WALL, N.J. — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) has reorganized its senior management team, with Chairman and CEO Denis Gallagher naming th...
Bus company celebrates 100 years
January 24, 2008
CLEARFIELD, Pa. — In 1908, Emerson Fullington purchased a nine-passenger, horse-drawn surrey to transport residents to the local train station, found...
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State directors address NHTSA proposal
January 24, 2008
The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) last week submitted comments to the National Highway Traffic S...
Bill would require belts on Nebraska buses
January 24, 2008
LINCOLN, Neb. — Sen. John Harms has introduced a bill that would require all new school buses in the state to be equipped with seat belts.

Th...

STA closes Canadex acquisition
January 23, 2008
TORONTO — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) has competed its acquisition of Canadex Resources Ltd.

The purchase, valued at $41.8 mi...

Congressmen urge action on school bus security measure
January 22, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Members of a congressional security committee expressed concern to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) about its lack of pro...
Students arrested for vandalizing buses
January 16, 2008
ROSEBURG, Ore. — On Jan. 8, deputies arrested two local high school students for allegedly slashing the tires on 18 First Student school buses.

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NTSB cites design flaw in I-35W bridge collapse
January 15, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) today issued a safety recommendation that addresses a design issue with the Minnea...
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Bill targets illegal school bus passing
January 15, 2008
INDIANAPOLIS — Rep. Suzanne Crouch has introduced legislation that would create harsher penalties for motorists who run school bus stop signs.

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South Carolina sheriff’s department begins Operation Clean Bus
January 10, 2008
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Richland County Sheriff Department’s Youth Arbitration Program conducted “Operation Clean Bus” on Saturday at the South Carolina...
Stock Transportation acquires North Bay Alouette Bus Lines
January 9, 2008
NEWMARKET, Ontario — On Monday, Stock Transportation Ltd. completed its acquisition of North Bay Alouette Bus Lines Inc.

“This strategic acquis...

Pennsylvania bill seeks safeguards for diabetic students
January 7, 2008
HARRISBURG, Pa. — A bill in the state General Assembly contains provisions to protect students who have diabetes.

Under one provision, school dis...

Alternative fuel conference to be held in Las Vegas
January 7, 2008
LAS VEGAS — The Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute has announced details for its 2008 Alternative Fuels & Vehicles National Conference and Expo.

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Congressman drafts legislation to protect Medicaid reimbursements
January 7, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. John Boozman has introduced legislation in Congress that would protect Medicaid reimbursements from cuts in financial su...
IC Corporation to raise bus prices
January 3, 2008
WARRENVILLE, Ill. — IC Corporation will increase new bus prices for 2008 by between $2,500 and $3,000 in response to rising commodity prices, ac...
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Collins Bus Corp. to serve Canadian market
January 3, 2008
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Collins Bus Corp. will be offering a full line of school bus products to the Canadian market.

The new Corbeil line will inc...

Rhode Island politician responds to school transportation snafu
January 2, 2008
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mayor David N. Cicilline recently outlined a series of policies he is planning to implement in response to a storm on Dec. 13...
EPA awards grant to Tennessee environmental agency for bus retrofits
January 2, 2008
GALLATIN, Tenn. — The Southeast Diesel Collaborative recently presented the Tennessee Department of Education and Conservation with funds to ins...

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