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SBF names Contractor of the Year
July 29, 2008
CALGARY, Alberta — Larry Pierce, president of Pierce Coach Line in Roslyn, N.Y., has been named SCHOOL BUS FLEET’s 2008 Contractor of the Year...
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...

Texas district wins grant for propane buses
July 24, 2008
SAN ANTONIO — Northside Independent School District on Monday received a $66,341.46 grant from Railroad Commission Chairman Michael L. Williams cover...
Alaskan nature preserve test-runs IC hybrid bus
July 23, 2008
DENALI, Alaska — Denali National Park and Preserve visitors will explore the park in a school bus, perhaps indefinitely. Last week, IC Bus delivered ...
Trans Tech Bus names new president
July 17, 2008
WARWICK, N.Y. — John Manzi has resigned from his post as president of Trans Tech Bus.

Manzi, who joined the company in 2006, said that he will ...

'Operation: Stuff the Bus' reaches 7th year
July 17, 2008
OCALA, Fla. — Marion County’s seventh annual “Operation: Stuff the Bus” campaign kicked off Saturday with donation collections at an area Wal-Mart st...
School bus agency shines on singing competition show
July 17, 2008
WHITTIER, Calif. — Pupil Transportation Cooperative (PTC), a seven-district joint power agency serving communities in Southern California, recently h...
Body armor prohibited on Louisiana school grounds, buses
July 16, 2008
BATON ROUGE, La. — Gov. Bobby Jindal signed into law a bill that prohibits students and other individuals from wearing or possessing body armor (such...
Magic School Bus to educate Texas students
July 10, 2008
THE WOODLANDS, Texas — Local students will be treated to hands-on, earth-friendly science lessons aboard the Magic School Bus next year.

The bu...

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Blue Bird awarded for partnership with shippers, insurance providers
July 10, 2008
FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Blue Bird Corp. was awarded the first annual CAARE (Combined Awareness and Accident Reduction Effort) Partner of the Year Award, w...
NSTA: Update on Ohio transit agency’s school service
July 9, 2008
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National School Transportation Association’s (NSTA) intervention in a deal between the Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authorit...
Edupro Group announces 18th National Conference & Exhibition
July 7, 2008
MCLEAN, Va. — Edupro Group has announced the date for its 18th National Conference & Exhibition on Transporting Students with Disabilities and Presch...
Sure-Lok names new OEM account manager
July 7, 2008
BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Wheelchair and occupant restraint system manufacturer Sure-Lok Inc. has promoted Steve Barker to national OEM account manager for bu...
Legislator calls for fuel tax exemption for bus contractors
July 3, 2008
ALBANY, N.Y. — Last month, Assemblyman Peter Rivera reintroduced legislation that would temporarily remove the diesel fuel tax paid by school bus con...
Bus Briefs — 7/3/08
July 3, 2008
Firefighters train on burning school bus
CLAYTON, N.C. — Local firefighters entered a burning school bus as part of a training exercise r...
Britain sees drop in serious injuries to students on buses
July 2, 2008
DERBY, England — Fewer pupils were seriously injured on buses in Great Britain in 2007 than in 2006.

There were 10 serious injuries on buses — ...

STC to acquire Elgie Bus Lines Ltd.
July 2, 2008
TORONTO — Student Transportation of Canada (STC) has entered into an agreement to acquire London, Ontario-based Elgie Bus Lines Ltd.

Elgie will a...

Thomas Built C2 units now available in Kentucky
July 2, 2008
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Officials in 13 Kentucky counties have purchased a total of 58 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 school buses.

“For us, sa...

NSTA releases 2008 maintenance workshop details
July 2, 2008
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) has partnered with Thomas Built Buses, IC Bus, Blue Bird Corp. and Collins Bu...
North Carolina district reports on SafeGuard FlexSeat pilot program
June 26, 2008
WESTFIELD, Ind. — At the North Carolina Pupil Transportation Association (NCPTA) annual conference, members received a report on the recently conclud...

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