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Texas district names school bus driver of the year
May 27, 2009
Round Rock Independent School District (RRISD) school bus driver Yolanda Sanchez was honored May 21 at the district’s Board of Trustees meeting as the 2009 PCAT Texas School Bus Driver of the Year.
Details released on 2010 Canadian pupil transportation event
May 27, 2009
OTTAWA, Ontario — The 2010 Canadian Pupil Transportation Conference and Trade Show will be held here May 16-19. The conference theme is “Cross Countr...
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...
Riding a school bus leaves a lasting impression
May 20, 2009
The results of a survey conducted for First Student Inc. reveal that 42 percent of women and 35 percent of men who rode a bus to school remember the name of one of their school bus drivers.
REMINDER: SBF photo contest deadline approaches
May 20, 2009
Calling all shutterbugs: It’s time for SCHOOL BUS FLEET’s Fifth Annual Photo Contest!
NSTA pools applicants for $9.5 million in EPA grants
May 20, 2009
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) has submitted applications on behalf of 13 of its member companies for EPA gr...
Tags: EPA, NSTA
Blue Bird honored by Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute
May 18, 2009
FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Blue Bird Corp. was recently presented with the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute's “Oxygen Award” during the National Alternativ...
IC Bus invites public to vote on America’s Greenest School
May 13, 2009
WARRENVILLE, Ill. — Ten finalists have been selected in IC Bus’ contest searching for "America’s Greenest School," and the company is inviting the pu...
Tags: IC Bus
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President Obama’s pick for administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has withdrawn from consideration.
Tags: NHTSA
New York honors pupil transportation employees
May 11, 2009
ALBANY, N.Y. — This week marks School Transportation Personnel Appreciation Week in New York state.

The New York Association for Pupil Transpo...

Leonard Bus Sales to launch new service center
May 11, 2009
ROME, N.Y. — Leonard Bus Sales Inc. (LBS) will celebrate the opening of a new bus service facility in the Griffiss Business and Technology Park here ...
More than 50 tune in to Burns Web seminar
May 11, 2009
Peggy Burns presented a Web seminar on anticipating and preparing for legal issues in school transportation management during tough economic times.
Texas to send 2 to America’s Best
May 8, 2009
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — On May 2, the Texas Association of School Bus Technicians (TASBT) held its second annual competition for technicians at Northsid...
Cummins to hold diesel exhaust fluid Web seminar
May 8, 2009
Cummins Filtration is presenting a Web seminar on diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) and its role in 2010 SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) engines.

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Tags: EPA
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...
Tags: biodiesel
Cook-lllinois subsidiary celebrates 50 years
May 6, 2009
CRESTWOOD, Ill. — Cook-Illinois Corp.’s oldest subsidiary, Illinois School Bus, is celebrating 50 years in business today.

The company employs...

Tags: history
Large school districts commit to belts on buses
May 6, 2009
SafeGuard reports that it has sold “thousands” of its FlexSeat for school buses in the first year and a half of production, and large school districts in particular have been early adopters of the lap-shoulder belt equipped seat.
Cook-Illinois subsidiary celebrates 50 years
May 6, 2009
Cook-Illinois Corp.’s oldest subsidiary, Illinois School Bus, is celebrating 50 years in business.
Tags: history
Blue Bird reports financial strength, growth at dealer meetings
May 6, 2009
Blue Bird Corp. recently held town hall-style dealer meetings in Dallas and Denver moderated by company President and CEO Greg Bennett, who provided financial outlook information and answered dealer questions.
TSA urges pupil transporters to participate in security exercise
May 5, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has requested the participation of pupil transportation officials in the School T...

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