FMCSA’s apparent plan to push forward on the safety fitness determination and then make corrections, if needed, will cause burdensome midstream changes, creating confusion and forcing additional training and expense.
Sessions on school bus technology, a discussion on Uber and other ride-sharing services, and even an appearance by NASCAR legend Richard Petty were among the standouts at the National School Transportation Association’s annual meeting in Greensboro, North Carolina.
NSTA presents its Golden Merit Award, Green School Bus Fleet Certifications, Hall of Fame, and other honors.
At NSTA’s annual meeting, contractors discuss the potential benefits of new safety technologies — and the potential threat of Uber and other ride-sharing apps.
At Sunrise Transportation and other companies throughout his career, Hach has focused on taking care of his people, who in turn take care of the students on their buses.
In the heavily regulated school transportation industry, it often feels like the governmental agencies have all the power. However, the legislative and judicial branches of government provide options for checks and balances.
Oregon, Washington, and Texas drivers take the top spots in the small bus, conventional bus, and transit categories.
NSTA will host the School Bus Driver International Safety Competition at Thomas Built Buses’ headquarters on Sunday.
Volkswagen’s diesel car scandal settlements in the U.S. will provide $2.7 billion for emissions reduction projects, with school buses being among the eligible vehicles.
The 2016 Don Carnahan Memorial Grant Program will provide up to $50,000 to contractors for school bus technology hardware.
The provision, supported by the National School Transportation Association, addresses FMCSA’s Safety Fitness Determination proposal.
Know a school bus contractor who deserves recognition for his or her efforts? We’re accepting nominations for School Bus Fleet’s Contractor of the Year award. The deadline is this Friday.
Recent IRS draft guidance that may change how employee hours are calculated in regard to the Affordable Care Act could have a significant effect on school bus contractors.