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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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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.
NAPT News & Views — Court: School bus fees unconstitutional
After voters declined referendums to raise property taxes to increase revenues for schools, Franklin Township in Indianapolis tried discontinuing their school bus service and contracting with a private firm to transport students, charging parents a fee for the service. The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled that the township violated the state constitution.
Differing views on seat belt issue
If you’ve followed the debate on seat belts in school buses over the years, you won’t be surprised that my latest editorial on the topic drew dozens of responses.
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<p>Here's the February 1956 issue of <em>School Bus Trends</em>, a predecessor of <em>School Bus Fleet</em>.</p> PHOTOS: A Look Back at School Bus Fleet Covers, Part 1

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