Sam Nigro, a former Webasto representative specializing in the school bus, transit and motor coach industries, passed away from cancer on Aug. 21. He was 86.
The Hawaii Department of Education has reopened school and related activities for most campuses statewide, following an onslaught of heavy rainfall and flooding from Tropical Storm Lane.
Trans Tech Bus, Inc. announced this week that South Korea students under the age of 13 are now riding to and from school on the country’s first-ever American school bus, the Trans Tech SST.
Vineland Public Schools in New Jersey showed its gratitude to long-time school bus driver Dean Charlson, who is retiring after 55 years on the job.
New survey results reveal a slight increase in the rates of motorists observed on one day illegally passing stopped school buses, according to the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS). More than 15 million violations are estimated to occur nationwide over an entire school year.
An updated policy throughout West Virginia requires parents and guardians to be present at both school bus pickup and drop-off locations for students in kindergarten through third grade.
The U.S. EPA and California Air Resources Board recently signed off on the Blue Bird Vision Propane school bus that is powered by a ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas fuel injection system and Ford 6.8L engine. They emit only 0.02 grams per brake horsepower hour, the lowest levels of oxides of nitrogen (NOx) available from any Class 4 through 7 propane vehicle.