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PACCAR Parts Opens 100th TRP Store

The new TRP location in Alexandria, Louisiana, will offer the brand’s aftermarket replacement parts for trucks, trailers, and buses.

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Student Found Unresponsive on School Bus

A Louisiana student suffers a heart attack on the ride to school and students perform CPR on her. Faculty members are able to revive her with a defibrillator.

Legislators have recently proposed bills that would require school buses to pick up and drop off students on the side of the road that they live on.
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Home-side stops should be goal, not mandate

Legislators have recently proposed bills that would require school buses to pick up and drop off students on the side of the road that they live on. That may sound good on paper, but in practice it would drive up transportation costs and bus ride times.

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Louisiana districts get more time for bus route changes

An opinion from the state attorney general determines that districts should begin the process of complying with Act 654, which prohibits school bus drivers from picking up or dropping off students in locations where they would have to cross traffic lanes, but that the act gives no specified completion date, letting districts take their time to implement changes.

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Louisiana state law may put more miles on school buses

The law, which was intended to address safety problems in metropolitan areas, prohibits school bus drivers from loading or unloading students at school or near their homes in a way that would cause them to have to cross traffic lanes. School districts statewide are concerned that the law will cause them to double their travel times, increase their budgets and inconvenience parents.

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