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Q&A: NASDPTS President Charlie Hood on Funding Challenges, Work With Feds
November 4, 2009

State directors are battling budget shortfalls, but NASDPTS President Charlie Hood says that they remain optimistic. The association’s work with federal agencies and other industry groups targets the betterment of school transportation.

TCI to administer U.S. Bus recalls
October 22, 2009
Transportation Collaborative Inc. feels it is in the industry's best interests to take responsibility for the company's recalls. NHTSA has released TCI from liability in connection with U.S. Bus' violations of the vehicle safety act and the agency's regulations....
Is TCI responsible for U.S. Bus recalls?
September 25, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Before U.S. Bus ceased operations in 2007, the Type A school bus manufacturer filed at least 15 reports with the National Highway ...
Search for NHTSA chief goes back to the drawing board
May 13, 2009
President Obama’s pick for administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has withdrawn from consideration.
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.
NHTSA offers automated recall alerts
December 3, 2008
A new automated alert system from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) provides users with instant notification of vehicle safety recalls.
Giving credit where credit is due
October 16, 2008
From the day NHTSA’s notice of proposed rulemaking was issued, NAPT took a strong and principled stance against it, arguing that sound science and data analysis should rule the day, rather than emotion and political expediency.
NHTSA sets school bus safety standards in new rule
October 16, 2008
NHTSA issued a final rule on school bus safety, raising the minimum height of seat backs, requiring lap-shoulder belts on small buses and setting standards for belts on large buses.
Q&A: Industry Outlook Not All Gloomy
October 1, 2008

From a financial perspective, the current state of the pupil transportation industry can seem a bit bleak.

Soaring diesel prices and other econ...

Road fatalities fall to historic low
September 11, 2008
The number of people who died on the nation’s roads dropped again last year, reaching historically low levels, U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary Peters announced recently.
The quest for optimum protection
September 1, 2008

It’s been nearly a year since the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) unveiled its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on enhancin...

NHTSA chief announces resignation
September 1, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nicole Nason, administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), said that she would step down from her p...

NHTSA targets release of school bus final rule
September 1, 2008

ATLANTA — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) plans to issue a final rule on school bus safety early next year.

The rule wi...

NHTSA updates school bus training
July 31, 2008
ATLANTA — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has been working on updated training programs for pupil transporters.

The ...

NHTSA targets release of school bus final rule
July 24, 2008
ATLANTA — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) plans to issue a final rule on school bus safety early next year.

The ru...

State directors address NHTSA proposal
March 1, 2008

As the comment period neared its end in late January for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) proposal to enhance school bus p...

State directors address NHTSA proposal
January 24, 2008
The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) last week submitted comments to the National Highway Traffic S...
No lack of imagination
January 1, 2008

After decades of serving the school bus industry, you’d think the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) might have run out of ways to k...

NHTSA issues proposal on seat belts, seat backs
January 1, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) unveiled in November its highly anticipated proposal on school bus passe...

Putting up a fight
November 1, 2007

One thing is clear about pupil transportation professionals: They want what’s best for the kids. If they are not fully convinced that equipping school...

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