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Tragedy Compounded by Tasteless News Coverage

This morning two students, a brother and sister, were struck while crossing the street to reach their bus stop. The little 6-year-old girl was killed and her brother, who is a third grader, is...

Roundup: 12 Year Old Takes Bus for Joyride, A Drunk Mother Assaults a Driver...

Unable to wait to obtain his driver’s license, a 12-year-old boy stole a school bus to take for a joy ride around Bangor, Maine. The suspect was only caught after a passerby noticed the...

Safe2Tell: Make a Call. Make a Difference

Every day, in the newspaper, on television and on the Internet, we are faced with grim headlines: assaults, domestic violence, child abuse, gang-related issues, abductions. As the saying reminds us, the list goes on...

School Bus Footprint Emits ‘Electric’ Vibes at ACT EXPO

How millions of dollars in grant funding and electric school bus options galore quickly change the conversation. School Transportation News first became a media sponsor of the Advanced Clean Transportation EXPO...

Sweltering Summer Heat and Children Left on the Bus

There's a hook in a rhythm and blue song that goes, "It never rains in Southern California." It certainly doesn't happen much, and rarely if ever in mid-July. Tell that to...

Storing Computer Equipment A New Challenge for School Bus Garages

Technology changes for school buses have ushered in an entirely new maintenance tool for school bus technicians: the laptop computer. And with it comes not only the need to be trained on the software...

Roundup: Halloween Bus Rides, Speed Demons and More

Cathy Marvin, who works an Idaho health center, is surrounded by blood, daily. She loves it, especially when Halloween rolls around, as it helps connect her to her favorite holiday. "I...

Roundup: Dog Days of Summer, Criminal Background Checks and a Case of Catch Me...

Our next blog will likely come to you during or shortly after the 21st STN EXPO that starts next weekend in Reno, Nev. Until then, a few items of interest to wrap up this...

CTO Responsible for MaxxForce Leaving Navistar

Automotive World reported yesterday that Dr. Helmut Endres is no longer with Navistar International Truck & Engine. Endres came to Navistar in 2006 and became chief technical officer and vice president of Powertrain Engineering,...

Stopping Violence on School Buses: Not an Easy Task but One that Can be...

National surveys report that school bus drivers believe middle school age children are the worst group to transport. It's no surprise that this age group can be a handful even with the best drivers...
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