School Bus Fleet

Bus Safety and Big Money


In this episode of The Route, Wes Platt, Executive Editor of School Bus Fleet, recaps some of the latest School Bus Fleet news.


Stops along The Route include:

  • The theme of National School Bus Safety Week.
  • Pupil Transportation spending trends.
  • Rebate opportunities announced by the EPA.
  • Florida Stop-Arm Legislation


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⏱ Timestamps ⏱
0:27 National School Bus Safety Week Theme
0:46 Pupil Transportation Spending Trends
1:05 EPA Announces Rebate Opportunities
1:33 NYC Electrification Plans
1:44 Florida Stop-Arm Legislation
2:14 2021 Illegal Passing Survey


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