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New York School Bus Driver Beaten into Coma Taken Off Life Support PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ryan Gray   
Tuesday, 26 June 2012 06:30

A 65-year-old school bus driver approaching retirement for contractor Atlantic Express died last week after his family asked doctors to remove him from life support, and the motorist allegedly responsible now faces multiple felony charges including manslaughter.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 June 2012 15:21
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Three New Contracts for First Student to Include New Technology, Student Scholarships PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ryan Gray   
Monday, 25 June 2012 09:22

First Student, the largest school bus contractor in North America, announced that three Midwest school districts recently signed multi-year partnerships for transportation services that will usher in new safety technology as well as continuing educational opportunities for local students.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 June 2012 08:40
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Largest Order to Date of Propane School Buses Made by Contractor for Oregon School District PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ryan Gray   
Monday, 25 June 2012 07:44

Since 1983, Portland (Ore.) Public Schools has had one the longest-running fleets of school buses powered by propane autogas. The fleet is also becoming one of the largest after contractor First Student placed what Blue Bird Corporation and partner ROUSH CleanTech said was their largest single order of the alternative-fuel buses to date.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 September 2012 13:08
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After 36 Years, Chowchilla Kidnapper Released from Prison PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Fisher   
Friday, 22 June 2012 14:58
The youngest of three perpetrators in the 1976 Chowchilla school bus kidnapping case was released from state prison after being granted parole earlier this month, just a few weeks after the death of heroic bus driver Ed Ray, and now the Chowchilla community is reeling once again.
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Last Updated on Friday, 22 June 2012 16:51
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Blue Bird Issues Small Recall to Fix Aftermarket Brake Treadle Valve PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ryan Gray   
Friday, 22 June 2012 08:33

Blue Bird Corporation announced it is recalling a half-dozen of its All American transit-style, Type-D school buses because an aftermarket brake treadle valve with a plunger that may fracture, which could reduce braking and lead to a loss of vehicle control.

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Last Updated on Friday, 22 June 2012 08:46
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