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STA Education Foundation to host golf tournament
October 30, 2008
The foundation’s partnership with the Nationwide Tour will help expand the foundation's ability to offer college scholarships to deserving high school students.
Kansas police ride the school bus
October 29, 2008
Local police officers last week rode along with children in school buses in an effort to catch stop-arm runners.
New technology on display at NAPT trade show
October 28, 2008
The National Association for Pupil Transportation's annual trade show opened with more than 120 exhibitors. School bus industry suppliers put new products on display, including the latest in safety, security and equipment technology.
Blue Bird unveils new All American school bus
October 28, 2008
Blue Bird Corp. introduced the latest offering of its Type D All American school bus at the National Association for Pupil Transportation’s annual trade show in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Joint school bus seating venture launched
October 28, 2008
Three Michigan-based companies have initiated a joint venture to produce seating for school buses.
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NAPT workshops focus on positive energy, industry advocacy
October 27, 2008
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Workshops held here on Monday as part of the annual National Association for Pupil Transportation conference covered inspirational topics.
Outstanding achievements put in the spotlight
October 27, 2008
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Several pupil transportation professionals were honored Sunday night and Monday morning during the NAPT awards program.
Workshops spotlight dynamic speakers, pressing topics
October 27, 2008
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — In workshops on Monday at the National Association for Pupil Transportation conference, speakers tackled timely, complex topics and attendees actively participated in the discussions.
State directors home in on seat belt issues
October 26, 2008
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — State pupil transportation directors convened here to discuss issues of national concern, such as increasing school bus security and reducing emissions.
Pete Baxter named Administrator of the Year
October 26, 2008
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Industry stalwart Pete Baxter on Sunday night became the 35th recipient of SCHOOL BUS FLEET’s Administrator of the Year award.
NAPT gets moving in Myrtle Beach
October 26, 2008
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The National Association for Pupil Transportation’s (NAPT) annual gathering kicked off this weekend with a variety of informative workshops and presentations.
STA names president of its Education Foundation
October 23, 2008
Peter J. Pearson has been named president of the Student Transportation of America Education Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Student Transportation of America (STA).
NTSB official urges focus on distracted driving
October 23, 2008
National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Acting Chairman Mark V. Rosenker spoke before the International Symposium on Distracted Driving in Arlington, Va., emphasizing the hazards caused by driver distractions.
Thomas Built, Detroit Diesel donate engine to community college
October 23, 2008
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thomas Built Buses and Detroit Diesel Corp. recently contributed a new engine to Sheridan (Wyo.) College's Diesel Program. ...
IC Bus introduces A/C system, plans to raise bus prices
October 23, 2008
IC Bus has introduced IC Air, a factory-installed air conditioning system that is engineered to a bus’ specifications.
School bus industry puts spotlight on safety
October 22, 2008
School districts, contractors and state agencies across the U.S. and Canada launched a multitude of campaigns this week to promote safety and recognize the work of school bus drivers.
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.
New driver training video targets harassment
October 16, 2008
LAFAYETTE, Colo. — Education Compliance Group Inc. has released a new training video, Putting the Brakes on Harassment: Training for School Bus Drivers, by attorney and consultant Peggy Burns.
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.
Navistar Defense to develop vehicles for military applications
October 16, 2008
Navistar Defense LLC, an affiliate of Navistar International Corp., will convert commercial vehicles for military applications in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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