As an eighth grader, Quinton Higgins escaped from the fiery Carrollton, Kentucky, bus crash that killed 27 people. Now he's a school bus driver.
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Carrollton crash survivor is now a school bus driver

As an eighth grader, Quinton Higgins escaped from the fiery Carrollton, Kentucky, bus crash that killed 27 people. More than 20 years later, he took a surprising career turn: He became a school bus driver.

Don Carnahan, who died suddenly on Friday, was serving his second term as president of NAPT.
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Pupil transportation leader Don Carnahan backed collaboration, technology

Carnahan, who died suddenly on Friday, was serving his second term as president of the National Association for Pupil Transportation. The industry veteran had diverse experience, as a state director of pupil transportation, a director for school bus contractor Laidlaw, and most recently as a vice president for fleet management solutions supplier Zonar.

Bobit Business Media CEO Ty Bobit delivers a eulogy celebrating Ed, his father and company founder.  Photo by Kelly Bracken
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Ed Bobit remembered as 'force of nature'

Family, friends and colleagues pay their respects to Ed Bobit at a memorial service on Wednesday, honoring the Bobit Business Media founder and chairman as a publishing force known for his tough-but-fair approach to business and family.

NSTA member Durham School Services provided the three yellow buses that were used in the Civil Rights Bus Ride in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.
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School buses drive Dept. of Education’s Civil Rights Act event

The American School Bus Council takes part in the U.S. Department of Education’s Civil Rights Bus Ride to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. National School Transportation Association member Durham School Services provides the three yellow buses that are used in the event.

Bobit Business Media founder Ed Bobit (left) was inducted into the National Association for Pupil Transportation Hall of Fame in 1999. Also inducted that year was Buster Bynum, former pupil transportation director in Virginia.
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How Ed Bobit impacted pupil transportation

Beyond his contributions in trade magazine publishing, including SCHOOL BUS FLEET, what you may not know about Ed Bobit is the crucial role he played in the survival of the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) in its early years. As NAPT Executive Director Mike Martin puts it, "There would be no NAPT without Ed Bobit. Period."

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Blue Bird rallies in Fort Valley, ramps up business

Four years after consolidating large bus assembly at its central Georgia headquarters, Blue Bird has boosted efficiency and production capacity, and business is on the upswing. The company’s total sales have increased about 40% from 2012 to 2014, and its propane school bus sales have multiplied.

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