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Minnesota drivers earn accolades
June 23, 2009
ANNANDALE, Minn. — Six school bus drivers from around the state were honored for their exemplary service at the Minnesota School Bus Operators Associ...
First Student awarded Michigan, Illinois contracts
June 23, 2009
CINCINNATI — First Student Inc. has been awarded a contract to provide student transportation for Benton Harbor (Mich.) Area Schools beginning July 1...
STA, Delta Liquid Energy to unveil propane buses, refueling equipment
June 22, 2009
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) and propane marketer Delta Liquid Energy (DLE) will host an open house here on...
‘Suspicious’ bus incident was false alarm
June 17, 2009
OTTAWA — An incident with a school bus that raised suspicions and triggered a police investigation turned out to be a misunderstanding.

Ottawa po...

IC Bus prices to increase $6K in 2010
June 17, 2009
WARRENVILLE, Ill. — The price of school buses made by IC Bus will increase by $6,000 per unit next year to meet the EPA’s more stringent emissions st...
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Irvington High named America's Greenest School
June 17, 2009
FREMONT, Calif. — IC Bus announced the winner of its first annual contest to find America’s Greenest School.

Sophomore Alexander Chen’s essay w...

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Nearly 90% of Missouri school buses pass inspections
June 16, 2009
The Missouri State Highway Patrol inspected 12,333 school buses across the state this spring, approving 88.5 percent of the vehicles, rejecting 9.3 p...
Thomas Built dealer expands territory through acquisition
June 16, 2009
Thomas Built Buses dealer Matthews Buses Inc. has acquired Maybrook, N.Y.-based Quality Bus and Truck Sales.
Forsythe drivers sweep roadeo
June 15, 2009
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — School bus contractor Forsythe Transportation won nine of the 10 trophies awarded at the Alaska School Bus Safety Competition hel...
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Texas, New York districts take delivery of propane buses
June 15, 2009
School districts in Texas and New York have received propane school buses manufactured by Blue Bird Corp.

Seguin (Texas) Independent School ...

Hersman tapped for top NTSB post
June 10, 2009
President Obama announced on Tuesday his intent to nominate Deborah Hersman to be chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).
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GM to halt medium-duty truck operations
June 10, 2009
General Motors (GM) announced Monday its decision to wind down its medium-duty truck operations.
Alternative fuels event to highlight school bus fleet case studies
June 9, 2009
HUMBLE, Texas — The 2009 Advancing the Choice Conference will be held here on June 24 at the Humble Civic Center, hosted by the Houston-Galveston Are...
Conversion in Pennsylvania provides 7-year contract for STA
June 9, 2009
CARNEGIE, Pa. — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) announced in early June that it has been awarded a contract to provide transportation se...
Texas agency requests funding for propane school buses
June 8, 2009
AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Railroad Commission (TRC) is competing for two federal grants for alternative-fueled vehicles to help school districts sta...
Driver killed by police after hijacking bus
June 3, 2009
SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. — A disgruntled school bus driver who had been ordered not to drive proceeded to hijack his bus and crash into several cars while...
Iowa district, EMS group to hold overturned bus simulation
June 3, 2009
The Atlantic Schools in cooperation with the Cass County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Association will hold an overturned school bus simulation at the Atlantic Schools transportation facility on July 11.
Thomas Built Institute to provide 36 hours of technician training
June 3, 2009
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thomas Built Buses will hold training sessions for school bus technicians July 20-24, at its headquarters here.

"New techno...

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...
New school bus security program launches
June 1, 2009
A new program has been developed to train school bus personnel on identifying and reporting potentially criminal or terrorist activities.

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