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CASTO covers fiscal concerns
March 19, 2008
ONTARIO, Calif. — The California Association of School Transportation Officials (CASTO) held its 40th Annual State Conference here over the weekend.<>
Durham acquires A&E Transport Services
March 13, 2008
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Durham School Services has acquired A&E Transport Services Inc.

Founded in 1981 by President and CEO Jay Saternow as a s...

EPA awards grants to Midwest school districts
March 13, 2008
CHICAGO — EPA Region 5 has presented two school systems in the Midwest with funds to implement projects that will reduce the amount of exhaust emitte...
Blue Bird No. 1 donated to historical institution
March 10, 2008
FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Albert “Buddy” Luce Jr., son of Blue Bird founder Albert Luce, has donated Blue Bird No. 1 — the company’s first steel-bodied scho...
Missouri legislation would offer fuel tax exemption for school buses
March 10, 2008
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A bill is making its way through the General Assembly that would exempt the fuel used in school buses from the state fuel tax.<>
Tags: taxes
Kentucky commemorates 1958 school bus crash
March 6, 2008
FRANKFORT, Ky. — On Feb. 28, the state Senate passed a resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Prestonburg school bus crash of 1958.

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NTSB stresses dangers of driver fatigue
March 6, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairman Mark Rosenker said Wednesday that National Sleep Awareness Week (March 3-...
Suspect arrested in Florida bus stop stabbing
March 6, 2008
BRADENTON, Fla. — A suspect was arrested in the attempted murder of a 16-year-old student at a school bus stop, the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office r...
Job board launched for public transportation
March 5, 2008
An online job board for the school bus, motorcoach and transit industries has been launched at www...
Education Compliance Group launches expanded Website
March 3, 2008
LAFAYETTE, Colo. — Education Compliance Group Inc. has launched an expanded Website that is unique among pupil transportation resources.

An att...

No imminent disruption of special-needs transportation
March 3, 2008
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — School bus drivers and shop personnel represented by the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) union did not go on strike in late Fe...
Parental Experience Drives Provider
March 3, 2008
By Jenna Curry, Assistant Editor Katie Scholes of Provider Enterprises, which has transported special-needs children for more than 25 years...
Arizona transportation department achieves milestone
February 28, 2008
TUCSON, Ariz. — The transportation department at Amphitheater Public Schools has completed 250 consecutive days of driving without a moving violation...
Flag decals can be displayed on Delaware school buses
February 28, 2008
WILMINGTON, Del. — The state Board of Education (BOE) ruled last week that American flag decals are allowed to be displayed on school buses.

Th...

Students permitted to speak Spanish on bus
February 28, 2008
GOLDFIELD, Nev. — The Esmeralda County School District has adopted a policy that allows students to speak Spanish while riding the school bus, revoki...
Biodiesel program developed for pupil transportation officials
February 28, 2008
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) and the Missouri School Board Association (MSBA) will host an interactive Web seminar titled...
Tags: biodiesel
First Student spreads safety message
February 27, 2008
CINCINNATI — First Student issued a public service announcement (PSA) urging motorists to take extra care in early morning and afternoon hours, w...
Search begins for ‘America’s Best’
February 27, 2008
TULSA, Okla. — School bus technicians and inspectors will compete to be named “America’s Best” here on Sept. 11 and 12.

The fifth annual competit...

Tags: NAPT
Community honors soldier, son of transportation supervisor
February 21, 2008
ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Buncombe County Schools lost one of its own on April 11, 2006, when Sgt. Kenneth Dale Hess was killed while serving in Iraq.

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Four students killed, 14 injured in bus crash
February 20, 2008
COTTONWOOD, Minn. — Four students were killed and at least 14 people were injured on Tuesday in a crash involving a school bus, a van and a pick-up t...

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