Mobile County Public Schools will install Fogmaker North America’s fire suppression system on all of its 100 special-needs school buses. The district will eventually add the system to its remaining 600 buses.
More than 300 attendees participated in this year’s program, which featured new training opportunities and an advanced skills competition.
Norman Miller, a driver with Lee County School District, stops his bus to extinguish a fire on the porch of a mobile home and rescue the family inside.
Dean Transportation, Hoekstra Transportation, and Thomas Built Buses feature Lansing School District’s new school buses and share school bus safety tips with students at a back-to-school event.
Heidi King’s last day as acting administrator of the regulatory agency will be Aug. 31. She will be replaced by James Owens, the U.S. DOT’s deputy general counsel.
House Rep. Robert Goforth pushes for legislation that would require school districts to purchase and install stop-arm cameras on school buses by Aug. 1, 2023.
Kansas City Public Schools adds 155 propane buses and Harris County School District received 11 new diesel school buses.
Mike Boggess will lead some of the supplier’s technology programs, including vehicle range modeling, depot charging simulation, product telemetry, and electrical and thermal efficiency.
Strongsville City Schools board agrees to install interior video surveillance cameras on most of its spare buses and those that are used for daily routes and field trips.
Cynthia Gibson, a bus driver for Hillsborough County (Fla.) Public Schools for 30 years, dies in a car crash on her way to work.
The electric bus and charging system manufacturer has launched Proterra Powered vehicle electrification solutions to help commercial vehicle manufacturers electrify their heavy-duty vehicles.
Hudson Bus Lines teams up with the Travis Mills Foundation on a “Plane Pull” event to raise the funds for a retreat for veterans and their families.
John Benish Jr. was elected president at the association’s recent annual meeting. Curt Macysyn has stepped into the executive director role.
The X-Parts program will feature service and maintenance parts for all makes and models of buses, with parts sold exclusively through Blue Bird’s dealer network.
Rick Sorrells, who led Dallas (Tex.) County Schools before retiring in March 2017, is sentenced to seven years in federal prison for his role in the scheme, which caused the agency’s demise.