Specialty Manufacturing, Inc. (SMI) was acquired by The Sterling Group, a private equity firm based in Houston, on Oct 1. With the acquisition of a second company, Sterling has combined the two into a new entity called Safe Fleet Acquisition Group.
Boston Public Schools announced the United Steelworkers of America Local 8751, which represents some 700 school bus drivers in the city, staged an illegal strike Tuesday to disrupt bus service to students in BPS, private, parochial and charter schools.
Pender County Schools bus driver Leslie Andrews was the top pick in the Thomas Built Buses’ 2013 Children’s Choice School Bus Driver of the Year essay contest. Meanwhile, two students were tied as the grand-prize winners of the contest.