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School Bus Regulations

6 Key Things I Hope I've Taught You

As her career draws to a close, legal expert Peggy Burns reflects on the essential guidance she has given to pupil transporters over the past 20 years.

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NSTA Advocacy in Action — Why CSA scores are flawed
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The goal of the Safety Measurement Scores, within CSA (Compliance, Safety, Accountability), is to allow the public to review a carrier’s safety record and relevant data by searching its Department of Transportation number. While this is a great idea in concept, the reality is very different.
NHTSA chief on school bus safety, seat belts
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After NHTSA's public meeting in July, Mark Rosekind discussed key points that were made, as well as what the agency will consider proposing this fall, in an exclusive interview with School Bus Fleet.
NSTA Advocacy in Action — Was the entry-level negotiated rulemaking successful?
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Twenty-six parties with different interests reached an agreement that is far better than the original proposal. The agreement includes a balance of increased requirements that are not detrimental to the industry and will foster safer entry-level drivers.
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<p>First Student teamed up with the National Safety Council for the Safety Dog Bus Tour in late August, which informed kids and their parents about school bus safety.</p> PHOTOS: Back to school

School districts and transportation operators in the U.S. and Canada got ready for the new school... Visit photo gallery

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School Bus Songs: Toby Keith on School Bus Safety

OK — this entry isn’t actually a song, but it is by country music superstar Toby Keith. He tells motorists what to do when they come to a stopped school bus. Vintage video courtesy of NASDPTS.

VIDEO: School bus stop-arm runner caught by dashcam

A motorist’s dashcam captured footage of a pickup truck passing a school bus that had stopped to load students in Lakewood, New Jersey, on May 29. Ocean County prosecutors said they were “amazed at the driver’s blatant disregard for the safety of others.” Police tracked down the offender, who was charged with reckless driving, improper passing, passing a stopped school bus and driving with a suspended driver’s license.

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