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Update: NSTA Lauds House Passage of Bill for FMCSA Rulemaking on Sleep Apnea PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Fisher   
Thursday, 26 September 2013 00:00

To ensure the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration fully studies the issue of sleep apnea before issuing guidance, NSTA and other transportation associations called for legislation requiring a rulemaking proceeding — and today they are celebrating the swift passage of H.R. 3095 in the House by a unanimous vote of 405-0.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 26 September 2013 11:31
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Illinois Reminds Student Transporters of School Bus Stop-Arm Enforcement Law PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ryan Gray   
Wednesday, 25 September 2013 11:44

The Illinois Department of Transportation last week reminded student transporters of a new law that expands the definition of automated video surveillance and enforcement systems installed on school buses that record motorists who illegally pass stopped school buses.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 September 2013 12:11
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Clinton Initiative’s Electric School Bus Project Plugging Along PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Fisher   
Tuesday, 24 September 2013 15:03

“Our theme this year is mobilizing for impact. So how do we think about what partners should be working together to solve which problems?” Chelsea Clinton said about the Clinton Global Initiative’s (CGI) conference on the Sept. 19 broadcast of “The Daily Show.” The focus of the annual meeting in New York City, which opened yesterday, extends into the initiative’s working groups and programs such as the Electric School Bus Project.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 26 September 2013 08:20
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North Carolina Extends Mileage Requirement for Replacing Old School Buses PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ryan Gray   
Tuesday, 24 September 2013 11:31

A new law passed in June will require school buses be driven 250,000 miles before they can be retired and a replacement can be purchased. The bill aims to save $185 million throughout the next five years.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 September 2013 11:34
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Two Bus Fires and Two Drivers Lauded for Heroic Rescue of Students PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Fisher   
Friday, 20 September 2013 11:18

Cool heads and swift action prevented two potential tragedies this week, one on the East Coast and the other in the Midwest. On Wednesday a school bus driver and two attendants in Long Island, N.Y., safely evacuated two young boys, both in wheelchairs, from a bus that erupted in flames moments later.

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Last Updated on Friday, 20 September 2013 13:08
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