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<p>This photo shows the aftermath of a South Carolina incident in which a teenage girl was struck by a vehicle passing her bus. The girl&rsquo;s shoes lie in the road; her backpack is on top of the bus.</p>

School Bus Regulations

Stop-arm incident photo is worth 1,000 words

One interesting detail in the journey of a South Carolina stop-arm camera measure through the legislative process is the role that a photo played. Bill sponsor Sen. Thomas Alexander showed the shocking picture to other legislators to help galvanize support for the bill.

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16 key school transportation issues in the New Year
NAPT News & Views: As we begin a new year, we want you to have a snapshot of the issues we consider front and center for our industry. Here are some issues on the NAPT public policy radar screen in 2015.
NAPT News & Views — Seat belts on buses? You decide
NAPT and NSTA were informed that NHTSA’s best advice on the matter is in a single document: the 2011 denial of a petition that the agency mandate seat belts in large school buses.
Fuel tax exemption must be protected
School bus operations have been exempt from the federal fuel tax since 1978. Keeping it that way is a key concern for many in the industry.
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<p>Pinellas County Schools of Largo, Florida, participated in the Pinellas Park Christmas Parade this year. Photo by Meredith Bray</p> PHOTOS: Buses, drivers get festive for holidays

The holidays are here, and transportation departments are getting into the spirit of the season.... Visit photo gallery

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