Thursday, August 16, 2018

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. ...

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...

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...
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Ford Accused of Cheating on Federal Emissions Standards

A lawsuit filed on Wednesday alleges that Ford Motor Co. installed software on some of its diesel trucks to aid in cheating on federal...

NHTSA NPRM Eyes Roof-Crush Standards for Motorcoaches

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration proposed a new rule to enhance rollover structural integrity of motorcoaches and "over-the-road" buses in the event of...

Emission Standards

Governmental vehicle emission standards began in 1959 in California. The federal government became involved eight years later as Congress passed the Air Quality Act...

New York State School Bus Safety Legislation Advances

ALBANY NY — The New York Association for Pupil Transportation is urging the Assembly Transportation Committee to report out all five school bus safety...

EPA Accepting Applications for School Bus Rebate Program

The U.S. EPA announced school districts, school bus contractors, state and local governments, and tribal governments can now apply for their share of an...

Government

In the United States, state, national and local governments are entwined in the warp and woof of school bus service. Because...

City of Dallas Awards 3-Year Crossing Guards Contract

Fox 4 reports that a privately-held crossing guard provider won a three-year contract worth over $15.5 million as Dallas ISD takes over student transportation services from...
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Police Cite ‘Human Error’ in Bus Drill Accident

One month after police began investigating the death of a school bus driver, they have concluded that "human error" by a student caused the...

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