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NCST gears up for 2010
August 19, 2009
As the date of the 15th National Congress on School Transportation (NCST) draws closer, state representatives for the event are being appointed.
New NTSB member sworn in, designated vice chairman
August 14, 2009
Christopher A. Hart was sworn in as a member of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) last week, and President Obama designated him the agency's vice chairman.
Hersman sworn in as NTSB chairman
July 28, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) now has a chairman with a school bus endorsement.

Deborah Hersman, nomi...

North Carolina governor approves anti-bullying bill
July 6, 2009
RALEIGH, N.C. — Gov. Bev Perdue has signed into law a bill to prevent the bullying and harassment of students and school employees on school property...
Maine bicyclists barred from stop-arm running
July 1, 2009
AUGUSTA, Maine — A new state law will prohibit bicyclists from passing school buses that are stopped to load or unload students.

Gov. John Bald...

North Carolina governor signs bill on illegal bus passing
June 24, 2009
RALEIGH, N.C. — On Monday, Gov. Bev Perdue signed into law a bill that targets motorists who pass stopped school buses.

The Nicolas Adkins Sc...

Wisconsin bill designed to increase school bus safety
June 3, 2009
MADISON, Wis. — A bill recently introduced in the state Legislature would allow school bus drivers to pull off a highway onto the right-hand shoulder...
U.K. bill seeks to bolster school bus safety
May 20, 2009
LONDON — Passing a stopped school bus would be outlawed, and school buses would have to be “brightly and distinctly coloured” under a bill introduced...
Minnesota increases biodiesel content mandate
May 6, 2009
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota now requires that diesel fuel contain a 5-percent blend (B5) of homegrown biodiesel. The biodiesel content mandate increa...
Indiana governor approves end-of-route inspections bill
May 1, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Mitch Daniels signed into law on Thursday a bill that requires school bus drivers to perform end-of-route inspections. ...
Ohio Legislature eyes bus strobes
April 22, 2009
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A bill before the state Legislature would require that all new school buses be equipped with a white, roof-mounted strobe light.

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North Carolina bill targets motorists who pass stopped school buses
April 14, 2009
RALEIGH, N.C. — A bill that is making its way through the North Carolina General Assembly would allow school districts to install cameras or video re...
Maine bill would bar bicyclists from running stop arms
April 14, 2009
AUGUSTA, Maine — State Sen. John Nutting has introduced a bill that would prohibit bicyclists from passing school buses that are stopped to load or unload students.
Obama nominates transportation agency heads
April 13, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last week, President Obama nominated Chuck Hurley to serve as administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Lawmakers propose bill to increase use of natural gas
April 7, 2009
On April 1, Rep. Dan Boren (Okla.), Rep. John Larson (Conn.), Rep. John Sullivan (Okla.), and energy executive T. Boone Pickens announced legislation to expand the use of natural gas as an alternative to conventional transportation fuel.
West Virginia could make school bus stops drug-free zones
April 1, 2009
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A bill has been introduced that would establish drug-free zones at school bus stops in the state.
Tennessee bill on color ads goes to governor
April 1, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A bill that would allow businesses to advertise in color on school buses has been passed by the Tennessee General Assembly.
South Dakota allows school bus endorsement for insulin users
March 26, 2009
On March 5, Gov. Michael Rounds signed into law House Bill 1202, allowing people with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus to hold a school bus endorsement on a CDL in the state.
Colorado seat belt bill derailed
March 24, 2009
All members of the House Education Committee in the Colorado General Assembly have rejected a bill that would have required school buses purchased statewide after June 30, 2010, to be equipped with lap-shoulder seat belts, postponing the legislation indefinitely.
Preparations underway for next NCST
March 16, 2009
With just over a year to go before the industry convenes for the 15th National Congress on School Transportation (NCST), its steering committee met here to prepare for the eminent event, which takes place every five years.

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