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Idaho PSA Reminds Motorists to Stop for School Buses

Idaho Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra is calling on all motorists to pay attention to school buses across the state, especially when they are loading and unloading students.
  • Last modified on Friday, 14 December 2018 09:02

Christmas Parades Highlighted by Ornately Decorated School Buses

In recent weeks, decorated school buses have been appearing in a number of Christmas light parades, especially in western states that have avoided the heavy snowstorms back east. This week…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 13 December 2018 10:54

Proposed NYC Bill Calls for All-Electric School Buses

The New York City Council recently announced a proposed amendment to Administrative Code 24-163.9, which changes the lifespan of school buses and require electric school buses.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 12 December 2018 16:34

Pa. Court Requires District to Hand Over School Bus Video

In a case involving a request made by media to obtain footage of an on-board incident, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania ruled that some school bus video surveillance is considered…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 11 December 2018 12:02

Indiana Becomes a Flash Point for School Bus Safety

Indiana State Police (ISP) officials are urging motorists to be more aware when driving, especially around school buses, after four students were killed in separate incidents that occurred over the…
  • Last modified on Monday, 10 December 2018 11:20

Blue Bird Posts Strong FY2018 Despite Rising Tariff Costs

Blue Bird surpassed $1 billion in total revenue for the year, and posted a nearly 3-percent increase in new school bus sales despite higher steel and commodity prices tied in…
  • Last modified on Friday, 07 December 2018 09:12

Congress Aims to Avoid Partial Government Shutdown

H.J Res. 143 passed unanimously in the House, and with a voice vote in the Senate, to amend the Continuing Appropriations Act, which would continue funding federal government agencies through…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 06 December 2018 15:10

Indiana Student Killed When Truck Rear-ends School Bus

A 2016 Freightliner straight truck that was towing a trailer, rear-ended a school bus at an Indiana railroad stop, killing one student and sending several more to hospitals with non-life-threating…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 12 December 2018 12:20

One Dead, Dozens Injured in Charter Bus Crash

One child was pronounced dead and at least 45 other individuals were injured after their driver lost control of their bus, causing it to leave an Arkansas highway and overturn.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 11 December 2018 10:51

NAFTA Replacement Expected to Ease Tariff Concerns

President Donald Trump signed a historic new trade deal with the leaders of Mexico and Canada on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, that will replace the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement,…
  • Last modified on Monday, 03 December 2018 09:11

Study: Collision Warning, Automatic Braking Systems Prevent Crashes

Vehicle collision warning systems and especially automatic emergency braking are proven crash prevention technologies, reports a new study that was released this month by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety…
  • Last modified on Friday, 30 November 2018 16:27

Crashes Jump 6 Percent in Recreational Pot States

New research has found that traffic crashes have jumped in states that have approved recreational pot usage — namely Colorado, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. Now a number of school districts…
  • Last modified on Monday, 10 December 2018 09:14