Dallas-Area Districts Prepare to Select School Bus Contractor

As Dallas Independent School District prepares to take technology proposals from vendors to its school board this month, three other local school districts that formed a transportation cooperative in light of the dissolution of school bus provider Dallas County Schools (DCS) will soon select a new contractor for the coming school year.

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ROUSH CleanTech Propane System Achieves HD-OBD Certification

The California Air Resources Board and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency certified ROUSH CleanTech’s propane autogas fuel system as complying with the heavy-duty onboard diagnostics (HD-OBD) regulation that has been in play for diesel and gasoline engines.

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Schools Reminded Not to Use Vans for Student Transportation

In an attempt to clear up ambiguities between state and federal law, the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation is urging school districts nationwide to only transport students in school buses rather than in vans that do not conform to federal standards for school bus safety.

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FMCSA Updates on Minimum Driver Training, Drug Testing

One week prior to the U.S. Department of Transportation's announcement that it is adding opioids to commercial driver drug screening, student transporters received the latest information outlining new federal mandates for entry-level school bus driver training.

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