Thursday, August 16, 2018

United Motorcoach Association to ‘Co-locate’ 2013 Show with National Tour Association

The United Motorcoach Association (UMA) announced that a task force formed in earlier this year with the National Tour Association (NTA) is working through...

Zero Tolerance in Illinois for School Bus Drivers Who Refuse Alcohol, Drug Tests

Nearly two and a half months after passing the General Assembly, Gov. Pat Quinn signed into effect legislation that suspends school bus permits for...

New Jersey School Bus Contractors Group Wins Legal Case, Forfeiture of Improper Bid

A New Jersey Appellate Court last month overturned a Department of Education decision not to force the forfeiture of a school-bus bid bond after...

Lowering Costs by Sizing Up the School Bus Ride

Choosing the most efficient school bus type to use, especially at the start of the new school year, can be one of the toughest...
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STN Webinar Stresses School Bus Driver’s Role in Protecting Youth from Abuse, Abduction

If it takes a village to raise and protect a child, then school bus drivers are important members of that village. During Tuesday’s webinar,...

Micro Bird Recall to Fix Overheating of Eight-Way Flashers

Micro Bird filed a report with NHTSA earlier this month to recall 671 Type A school buses with eight-way flashers that may overheat and...

MV Transportation Re-Enters Student Transportation Market with New York City Acquisition

MV Transportation, Inc., announced it will begin operating more than 500 school bus routes next month for the New York City Department of Education...

More than 15,000 IC Buses Subject to Recall Due to Electrical Short

Navistar is recalling 15,457 school buses to fix an electrical short in the engine control module that could lead to a vehicle fire. ...

New Law Will Allow Retrofitting of Older School Buses with Clean-Air Funds

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that will save the state’s cash-strapped school districts hundreds of thousands of dollars while keeping them in...

NHTSA: Be on the Lookout for Children Locked in Vehicles

With summer temperatures still high across most of the nation, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is focusing on the dangers of heat stroke...
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Ban on Cell-Phone Use by Commercial Drivers Hits Federal Register

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has published its final rule that restricts cell-phone usage by commercial drivers engaged in interstate transportation. ...

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