Tighter transportation budgets, paired with aftertreatment maintenance issues have caused fleet managers to rethink diesel and look for alternatives that are more cost-effective, cleaner and easier to maintain.
The bus driver with Monarch Academy was able to evacuate the students from the bus before it caught fire. The driver was treated for smoke inhalation.
Lawmakers in Nashville, Tennessee, and officials from Rockaway (N.J.) Township School District are working to install stop-arm cameras on school buses as a way to crack down on illegal school bus passing incidents.
John Sliney will provide technical support and equipment training for the vehicle lift supplier.
The sale of Johnson School Bus Service to the Canadian-based operator is expected to be completed by the end of February.
Missoula County Public Schools will ask its contractor to install seat belts on all new school buses starting this summer.
This year’s event was held at the Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy in the East Aurora (Ill.) School District 131 on Feb. 8, with over 400 students, bus drivers, and guests in attendance.
A Texas woman is reportedly walking in the road when she is hit by the bus. No one on the bus is injured.
The centers, located in Byron, Georgia, and Tulsa, Oklahoma, will handle the installation of HVAC systems in school buses.
The Wisconsin-based school bus operator buys Cardinal Buses Inc.
The Indiana driver faces no criminal charges in a collision with a school bus that killed a student. A grand jury says the driver's actions did not fit the legal definition of recklessness.
The state releases its third and fourth wave of settlement funds, approving the purchase of 67 new school buses for 35 school districts and charter schools.
The regulations include several measures intended to improve school bus safety, including permits, bus inspections, liability insurance, and background checks for drivers.
John Stevens stopped his bus before the railroad tracks as state law requires and then pulled forward before being struck by a freight train, according to the crash report. One student was killed in the crash.
Kenneth Lilly is charged with attempted second-degree murder and second-degree assault for allegedly shooting at the bus and wounding the driver, who is expected to survive.
Fulton County (Ga.) School System will replace 85 of its diesel-powered school buses with new propane buses.