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Broken bolt causes rear axle to fall off school bus

The bus was stopped in front of a high school in Tennessee when both of the back wheels and axle broke away, but no students were hurt. The bolt that connects the vehicle springs was broken, authorities say.

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85% of Michigan school buses pass inspection

State police completed 15,987 safety inspections during the 2014-15 school year, as well as an additional 730 re-inspections of buses that failed the initial inspection, officials said.

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Feds order Utah bus company to cease operations

Deseret Bus Service, which primarily transported children, is halted for repeatedly operating unsafe vehicles and for failing to comply with a federal consent order, FMCSA officials say.

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Kansas Highway Patrol conducting school bus inspections

Troopers are checking buses statewide until the beginning of the school session to ensure the vehicles comply with safety regulations. They are inspecting the lights, emergency exits, tires, windshield wipers, fire extinguishers, first aid kits and emergency spill kits.

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Pre-trip inspection module

InterMotive’s new pre-trip inspection module is designed to automatically turn on and off all chassis-controlled exterior lights, including brake and reverse lights.

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NSTA, Zonar award $50K grant

New Jersey contractor B.R. Williams wins the grant to outfit school buses with the hardware needed to use Zonar’s technology systems.

Kansas Highway Patrol troopers will check buses statewide from the middle of July until the beginning of the school session to make sure the vehicles comply with safety regulations.
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Kansas Highway Patrol conducting school bus inspections

Troopers will check buses statewide from the middle of July until the beginning of the school session to make sure the vehicles comply with safety regulations. Some of the items troopers will check are the lights, emergency exits, tires, windshield wipers, fire extinguishers, first aid kits and emergency spill kits.

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