Appropriations bills are often the most politically charged bills of the year, and — more importantly — they are “must pass” bills in order to avoid government shutdowns, so they become very attractive vehicles for other legislative priorities.
The mitigation trust fund can be used to support the replacementor repowering of diesel-powered vehicles, including school buses.
The American School Bus Council cites the safety record and other benefits of yellow bus transportation.
The NSTA believes the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's proposal would offer very limited guidance on the safety record of some carriers and cause confusion.
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.