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SBF, IC Bus to offer Web seminar
November 5, 2008
TORRANCE, Calif. — A free online session later this month will provide bus-specific tips for improving fuel economy.
Product Highlights
November 1, 2008

Scissor lift has collapsible, shallow-pit design
The ECO Lift, an axle-engaging scissor lift, provides technicians with easy access to wh...

Challenge Day Combats Social Isolation Among Teens
November 1, 2008

Challenge Day, a nonprofit organization that helps youths and adults learn to connect with one another through interactive programs, was founded by Ri...

A momentous month
November 1, 2008

I have had the privilege of serving as president of the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) for the pas...

Stimulate Staff With Novel Training Techniques
November 1, 2008

Having drivers and monitors navigate a smoke-filled bus, familiarize themselves with new vehicles and see things from a pupil’s perspective are effective ways to keep them engaged in learning.

Q&A: Changes Are Afoot in Pupil Transportation
November 1, 2008

Alternative fuels have gained increasing attention in the school bus industry as soaring diesel costs and concerns over emissions have come to the for...

Joint school bus seating venture launched
November 1, 2008

Three Michigan-based companies have initiated a joint venture to produce seating for school buses.

M2K Seating Systems LLC, Tachi-S Engineering US...

Houston school transportation rises to the challenge of Hurricane Ike
November 1, 2008

HOUSTON — Hurricane Ike made landfall in Texas on Sept. 13 as a Category 2 hurricane. In Houston, nearly the entire city was without power, and reside...

T.G.I. Thursday?
November 1, 2008

To most kids, a four-day school week would seem like a dream come true. Who wouldn’t want a longer weekend? That’s one more day to play and procrastin...

SafeGuard offers new platform for school bus seating
October 30, 2008
At the National Association for Pupil Transportation’s (NAPT) trade show earlier this week, SafeGuard introduced a new product platform for its line of school bus seating products.
New technology on display at NAPT trade show
October 28, 2008
The National Association for Pupil Transportation's annual trade show opened with more than 120 exhibitors. School bus industry suppliers put new products on display, including the latest in safety, security and equipment technology.
Blue Bird unveils new All American school bus
October 28, 2008
Blue Bird Corp. introduced the latest offering of its Type D All American school bus at the National Association for Pupil Transportation’s annual trade show in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
NAPT workshops focus on positive energy, industry advocacy
October 27, 2008
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Workshops held here on Monday as part of the annual National Association for Pupil Transportation conference covered inspirational topics.
Outstanding achievements put in the spotlight
October 27, 2008
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Several pupil transportation professionals were honored Sunday night and Monday morning during the NAPT awards program.
Workshops spotlight dynamic speakers, pressing topics
October 27, 2008
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — In workshops on Monday at the National Association for Pupil Transportation conference, speakers tackled timely, complex topics and attendees actively participated in the discussions.
Pete Baxter named Administrator of the Year
October 26, 2008
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Industry stalwart Pete Baxter on Sunday night became the 35th recipient of SCHOOL BUS FLEET’s Administrator of the Year award.
NAPT gets moving in Myrtle Beach
October 26, 2008
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The National Association for Pupil Transportation’s (NAPT) annual gathering kicked off this weekend with a variety of informative workshops and presentations.
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.

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