As the U.S. Senate fails to advance the nearly $2 trillion economic stimulus package and lawmakers keep negotiating, the National School Transportation Association continues urging relief for pupil transporters.
Hudy Muldrow Sr., who was criminally charged in the May 2018 crash, which killed a student and a teacher and injured over 40 passengers, gets 10 years in prison.
Legislation in Utah and Florida proposing to crack down on motorists who violate a stop arm by raising fines and, in Utah’s case, adding compensatory service, moves closer to potentially becoming law.
Fisher discusses her love of an unpredictable workday, legislation to combat driver shortage, and taking the helm at the Virginia Association for Pupil Transportation.
Riverside Community School District reaches a settlement with the family of a student who died in a 2017 school bus fire.
Carson Fulcher, an Iowa high school student, is reported for a stop-arm violation. As part of his community service, he creates a video that educates on stopping for stopped buses.
SB20-052 would create a student tracking and parent notification system, educate the public about school bus safety, recruit school bus drivers, and provide funding for safety initiatives.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration officially delays the deadline for the final rule "Minimum Training Requirements for Entry-Level Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators" from Feb. 7, 2020, to Feb. 7, 2022. The agency released the official notice on Feb. 4.
Truckers Against Trafficking is seeking nominations for its Harriet Tubman Award, which recognizes drivers in the truck and bus industries whose actions have helped a victim of human trafficking.
Alyssa Shepherd’s attorney says that although the crash is a “heart-wrenching tragedy, we believe it is still just an accident and not a crime.”
Lawmakers in the two states propose legislation that includes measures such as external cameras on buses and increasing fines for offending motorists.
L.D. No. 1894 would set a goal for the state Department of Education to develop rules on bids, specifications, charging stations, and a maintenance training program, and to complete the transition by 2040.
Mike Martucci, the former owner and founder of Quality Bus Service and past president of the New York School Bus Contractors Association, announces his bid for a spot in the state Legislature.
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