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Cleaning Up

While diesel still reigns supreme in the school bus industry, many school districts are adopting alternative-fuel vehicles as quickly as their budgets allow. California’s...

Federal Government Definitions of Disability

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, as amended, identifies 13 specific disabilities. They range from autism to orthopedic impairments to visual impairments. ...

School Bus Safety FAQs

Is school transportation a large enterprise? There are more than 480,000 yellow school buses on U.S. roads and over 70,000 in Canada. The industry...

Seat Belt FAQs

We hear it all the time: Why don't school buses have seat belts? Find out the answer to this and other frequently asked questions...

Proposed Bus Bills Focus on Safety, Alt Fuels

This legislative session has brought the introduction of a number of bills related to student transportation. These bills span across many different issues within...

Magic School Bus to Mars

“Earth to Mars, Earth to Mars.” This may sound like a radio transmission from NASA, but it is actually the brainchild of Lockheed Martin,...

Senate Bill Pushes FCC to Fund School Bus Wi-Fi

A bipartisan bill in the U.S. Senate pushes for school buses to be eligible for federal E-rate funding for internet connectivity, signaling to the...

GPS Technology Targets School Bus Speeding

MAGTEC, a fleet management and tracking firm, conducted a recent pilot test in Canada that showed the power of GPS over other solutions (cameras,...

Directors Share Experiences Transitioning to Alt Fuels

RENO, Nev. — The conversion of a school bus fleet to alternative fuels from traditional fueling is never conventional, as the options with the...
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N.J. Mourns Deaths of Student, Teacher in School Bus Crash

Paramus Public Schools in N.J. issued a statement on last week’s fatal crash involving one of its school buses engaged in a field trip...
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Natural Gas Industry Urges Congress to Fund R&D to Tune of...

Natural gas advocates are requesting that federal legislators increase appropriations for research and development to improve the efficiency and durability of natural-gas engines and...
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