The presentation of the budget becomes one of the new president’s first significant actions, as this gives insight into the priorities and initiatives of the new administration.
In response to the state superintendent’s plan to update South Carolina’s aging school bus fleet, NSTA says that contracting could provide new buses while saving money.
Autonomous vehicles, VW settlement funds, and the new administration in Washington are among the topics targeted at NSTA’s Midwinter Meeting.
Association officials ask NHTSA to raise public awareness on the dangers of illegal passing of school buses.
Chao served as secretary of labor under President George W. Bush. She also has prior experience in the Department of Transportation, as deputy secretary.
National and state pupil transportation groups offer their condolences to the families and others impacted by the fatal crash.
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.