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New driver training video targets harassment
October 16, 2008
LAFAYETTE, Colo. — Education Compliance Group Inc. has released a new training video, Putting the Brakes on Harassment: Training for School Bus Drivers, by attorney and consultant Peggy Burns.
Navistar Defense to develop vehicles for military applications
October 16, 2008
Navistar Defense LLC, an affiliate of Navistar International Corp., will convert commercial vehicles for military applications in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Michigan bus driver retires after 43 years
October 16, 2008
Homer Community Schools bus driver Joan Brodock logged 1 million miles before retiring last month after 43 and a half years on the job.
Blue Bird announces dealer developments
October 9, 2008
Blue Bird announced that its dealer in Quebec, A. Girardin Inc., has acquired Pearson Bus Sales Ltd. in Ontario. Pearson is also a dealer for Blue Bird and for Girardin Minibus in Ontario.
IC Bus to offer motorcoaches
October 9, 2008
IC Bus plans to enter the motorcoach market in 2010, the company announced at the American Public Transportation Association Expo here earlier this week.
Houston ISD rises to the challenge of Hurricane Ike
October 9, 2008
Hurricane Ike made landfall in Texas on Sept. 13 as a Category 2 hurricane. In Houston, nearly the entire city was without power, and residents suffered significant damage due to winds, downed trees and flooding.
ASBC releases school bus stats, fuel calculator
October 2, 2008
As a result of the 480,000 school buses currently in operation in the U.S., more than 2.3 billion gallons of fuel are spared each year, resulting in a net savings of more than $8 billion in fuel costs.
High-profile speakers added to upcoming conferences
October 2, 2008
David Kelly, acting administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, will be a key speaker here at this month’s conference of the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services.
Collins brings new Corbeil bus line to Canada
October 2, 2008
SOUTH HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Collins Bus Corp. is now offering a full line of school bus products to the Canadian market.
See you in South Carolina
October 1, 2008

Summer is over, but don’t you still feel like going to the beach?

Lucky for us, the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) will ...

Product Highlights
October 1, 2008

Alternator facilitates fuel savings, enhances battery life
The 28SI, a high output alternator for school buses and other vehicles that h...

Transportation Director's Collection Tops 150 Items
October 1, 2008

Tim Bentz, transportation director at Cascade School District in Leavenworth, Wash., has taken school bus enthusiasm to new heights in the decoratio...

Q&A: Industry Outlook Not All Gloomy
October 1, 2008

From a financial perspective, the current state of the pupil transportation industry can seem a bit bleak.

Soaring diesel prices and other econ...

Creative Training Sharpens Driver Skills
October 1, 2008

Driving a school bus is a highly specialized job, requiring extensive training, both pre-hire and continuing throughout a driver’s career. School ...

School bus workers speak out for livable wages
October 1, 2008

HARTFORD, Conn. — Unionized school bus drivers and monitors here testified in late August at a public hearing to ensure that the city’s living wage o...

Bus roadeo puts school officials behind the wheel
October 1, 2008

LARGO, Fla. — One of the goals of the annual National School Bus Safety Week is to show appreciation to school bus drivers for the vital service t...

Parent poll shows strong support for school busing
October 1, 2008

Nearly nine out of 10 (87 percent) of parents in the U.S. believe that the school bus is the only reliable form of transportation for many students...

Colorado community college hosts school bus driver in-service
October 1, 2008

STERLING, Colo. — In order to provide training for school bus drivers at rural districts who might not otherwise receive it, the Colorado Department...

Getting out of the margins
October 1, 2008

When I told a family friend, a former elementary school district superintendent, that I was on the staff of a magazine serving the school bus ind...

Daimler, Kennedy Center form education program
September 25, 2008
Daimler Financial Services Americas LLC and the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts have partnered to offer the “On Location: Spotlight on Your Community” education program.

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