Thursday, August 16, 2018

NJ Senate Transportation Committee OK’s 12 School Bus Bills

The New Jersey Senate Transportation Committee approved 12 important school bus safety bills on July 26. The prospects for eventual passage continue to look...

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...

Data Shows Reduction in Bus-Related Fatalities

Overall bus fatalities have been steadily declining for the past few years, according to crash statistics compiled and released by Federal Motor Carrier Safety...

Final Rule on CDL Improvements: How Will It Affect Your Operations?

by the National School Transportation Association On July 31, 2002 the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published new rules affecting commercial drivers and...

NTSB to Hold a Symposium Vehicle on Passenger Vehicle Tire Safety

The National Transportation Safety Board will convene a symposium December 9–10, 2014, in Washington, D.C., to highlight the importance of tires to the overall...

Tenn. Lawmakers Push for Mandatory Seat Belts on School Buses

The Times Free Press reported that two Hamilton County lawmakers said Tuesday they will introduce legislation requiring all Tennessee school buses to be equipped...

Could Technology Make Motorists #Brake4Buses?

Automatic emergency braking is an emerging technology in the automobile industry. Many auto manufacturers already provide customers with this safety feature. AEB is being...
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NYAPT Supports Gov. Cuomo on School Bus Safety Measures

The New York Association for Pupil Transportation voiced support for several school transportation-focused proposals made by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in his State of the...

FMCSA Ensures Drug, Alcohol Clearinghouse Remains in Place

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has corrected a portion of last year’s final rule concerning the establishment of new minimum training standards for...
EPA

EPA School Bus Rebate Program Application Deadline Looms

The U.S. EPA reminded school bus operators that they have through Nov. 14 to submit applications for their share of over $7 million in...
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Colorado Fires Force Students to Evacuate, Relocate

As forest fires rage out of control near Boulder, Colo., for a third straight day, a school district spokesperson said that the emergency is...

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