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Blue Bird wins manufacturing award
May 7, 2008
ATLANTA — Blue Bird’s North Georgia Body Co. plant was honored today with the Shingo Bronze Medallion, which recognizes operational excellence in man...
Pregnant bus attendant saves child from oncoming traffic
May 7, 2008
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — On April 18, Krystle Cushing, a bus attendant for RichLee Vans Inc., rushed out of her bus to rescue a child who had ridden...
C.E. White Co. ownership shifts
May 6, 2008
NEW WASHINGTON, Ohio — Austin Capital Partners and The C.E. White Co. executives have acquired all of the outstanding C.E. White stock from the p...
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First Student donates $5,000 to special-needs organization
May 5, 2008
CINCINNATI — Last month, First Student donated $5,000 to Sherman Oaks, Calif.-based The Help Group in conjunction with National Autism Awareness Mont...
Building and Maintaining a Partnership with Special Educators
May 5, 2008
Educational literature is overflowing with encouragement to build partnerships. Whether it’s due to lack of knowledge or opportunity, or fear...
Tags: IEP
EPA awards grant for District of Columbia school buses
May 5, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The EPA has awarded a $224,540 grant to the District Department of the Environment (DDOE) as part of its Clean School Bus USA prog...
Tags: emissions, EPA
Minnesota Legislature votes to change Type III driver requirements
May 1, 2008
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Under a bill passed by the Minnesota State Legislature, drivers licensed to operate Type III vehicles for school districts would be...
Students charged for bus vandalism
April 29, 2008
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa — Thirteen students who attend a local high school have been charged for allegedly participating in acts of vandalism at the...
Ohio to observe School Bus Driver Appreciation Day
April 29, 2008
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohioans are reminded to show their support for school bus drivers during School Bus Driver Appreciation Day on May 5.

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Medic roams jungle in school bus
April 24, 2008
When Bryan Buchanan, founder and operator of Jungle Medic Missions, realized that he needed a mobile hospital for his medical missionary work in ...
Louisiana bill would ban cell phone use by bus drivers
April 23, 2008
BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana House transportation committee last week approved a bill that would prohibit bus drivers from talking on a cell phone ...
Ontario school board unifies transportation policy
April 23, 2008
BURLINGTON, Ontario — Halton District School Board trustees have voted to improve transportation services for students in grades 6, 7 and 8.

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Yellow buses touted as green way to school
April 22, 2008
In conjunction with Earth Week, pupil transportation industry officials launched a drive to reduce carbon emissions by getting more students to ride ...
New York legislators announce School Bus Driver Appreciation Day
April 17, 2008
ALBANY, N.Y. — On April 5, the New York Senate adopted a resolution declaring Oct. 24, 2008, School Bus Driver Appreciation Day.

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Ontario school buses excel in ‘safety blitz’
April 17, 2008
TORONTO — In a two-week “safety blitz” last month, 94 percent of Ontario’s school buses met or exceeded provincial safety standards.

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California to replace remaining pre-'77 buses
April 17, 2008
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has approved nearly $200 million from its Lower-Emission School Bus Program to replace ...
EPA awards grant for Virginia school buses
April 17, 2008
PHILADELPHIA — EPA Region 3 has awarded a $143,068 grant to Hampton Roads Clean Cities. The coalition will work with several school districts in Virg...
STA to sell $50 million in private placements
April 16, 2008
TORONTO — Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) has agreed to sell, on a private placement basis, more than 8 million common shares to two...
First Student New Orleans moves into new facility
April 10, 2008
NEW ORLEANS — The First Student school bus transportation facility here has moved to a permanent location, after having operated out of trailers si...
Truck rams school bus, killing 1
April 10, 2008
RIMBEY, Alberta — A gravel truck slammed into a stopped school bus on a highway Wednesday morning, killing one student and injuring others.

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