Four of the state's school bus drivers will participate in the international competition.
After investigating the 2017 fatal school bus fire in Iowa, the National Transportation Safety Board recommends several new school bus safety requirements and calls for fire suppression systems on school buses.
More than 50 NSTA members traveled to Washington, D.C., in support of the Stop for School Buses Act. As a result, many legislators have signed on to support the bill’s passage.
Whether members are interested in idling reduction, upgrading to newer and cleaner diesel engines, or need help moving to alternate fuels, the National School Transportation Association can help in a variety of ways.
More than 50 NSTA members are participating in over 120 individual meetings in congressional offices to address industry issues such as illegal school bus passing.
Bob Ramsdell, the chief safety officer for the school bus contractor, will serve on the Transportation Security Administration's Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee.
U.S. Reps. Jackie Walorski and Julia Brownley’s Stop for School Buses Act would direct the U.S. DOT to review existing laws and programs in all 50 states, recommend best practices, and create a nationwide public safety campaign.
Transportation company chairman Dale Krapf testifies before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on the Diesel Emission Reduction Act program.
The important work of local advocacy can be tough to fit in, but is as important as any other task on your list. That is where the National School Transportation Association (NSTA) can help.
The 2019 Don Carnahan Memorial Grant will provide winners with up to $50,000 in fleet management technology from Zonar.
The midterm election results will produce shifts in leadership on key transportation committees, where most NSTA priorities are considered, and on key tax-writing committees.
The National School Transportation Association receives a fee exemption from the Unified Carrier Registration Board's fleet size calculation for school vehicles owned by contractors that are operated exclusively as intrastate school transportation.
The Unified Carrier Registration Board (UCR) affirmed its position in 2017 that a school transportation company must include all school buses in its fleet for purposes of determining UCR fees — even if only one vehicle crosses state lines.