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NAPT Technology Showcase
February 9, 2010

Here’s a look at the latest in pupil transportation products that were on view at the NAPT trade show in Louisville, Ky. New technologies included high-intensity LED warning lights and a browser-based fleet maintenance system.

Students wear LED lights for morning pick-up
October 29, 2009
A Texas school district has distributed flashing LEDs to its elementary-age students and asked them to wear the lights in the morning while they wait for their buses to make them more visible to drivers. The move is part of the district's "Be Seen, Be Safe" campaign.
Adopt-A-Watt provides bus stop lights, green project funds to local schools
August 5, 2009
TAYLOR, Mich. — As approved by a unanimous vote by the Board of Education last month, the Taylor School District will acquire solar school bus stop l...
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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CEO of SoundOff Signal retires
March 9, 2009
Safety lighting solutions provider SoundOff Signal recently announced the retirement of CEO George Boerigter. He has relinquished day-to-day activities with the company but will remain chairman.
SoundOff Signal names new president
August 7, 2008
HUDSONVILLE, Mich. — Mark Litke has been promoted to president of SoundOff Signal.

Litke, who was previously senior vice president of oper...

Roof Strobes Draw Crucial Attention
August 1, 2007

Being large and yellow, school buses are inherently some of the most noticeable vehicles on the road. But in certain conditions, such as inclement wea...

LED Lighting Continues to Win Converts
October 1, 2006

Over the past 10 years, light-emitting diodes have made inroads into the school bus market. In another 10 years, they could be standard equipment. Here’s why...

LED Unit Bolsters 'Stop' Message
August 1, 2005

What part of the word S-T-O-P don't they understand?

To someone on the inside of the pupil transportation industry, the problem of illegal passbys...

LED Trend Glows Brighter in School Buses
September 1, 2004

Lighting systems on school buses play a critical role in ensuring the highest levels of safety for passengers, drivers and other motorists. It's not s...

Extending Safety Margins Around School Buses
August 1, 2004

It would be easy to take for granted the safety equipment that has become commonplace on the exterior of school buses — stop arms, eight-way light sys...

The Future of School Bus Lighting Systems
April 1, 2002

A few years ago, brave (or well-funded) school bus operators began transitioning from incandescent lighting systems to LEDs (light-emitting diodes). N...

LEDs Poised for a Breakthrough in School Buses?
September 1, 1999

The major benefits of light-emitting diodes are increased safety and longevity, but do they outweigh the higher initial costs?

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