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New Hours of Service Rule in Effect for Commercial Drivers

The first compliance date for new, controversial federal Hours of Service regulations came and went on Feb. 27. While most of the rules affect property-carrying drivers, the amendments that affect…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 08 January 2015 11:44

TSA: Student Transporters Be on the Lookout for School Bus Thefts

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reminded student transporters to be on the lookout for suspicious persons lurking around the school buses or facilities as local and federal investigators continue to…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 08 January 2015 11:47

Smith Electric Aims to Manufacture Electric School Buses in China

Smith Electric Vehicles Corp. signed a letter of intent with commercial vehicles manufacturer Wanxiang Group to manufacture and sell all-electric school buses in China. The deal could be worth up…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 08 January 2015 11:32

National Express Corp. Adds Paster to Executive Team

Carey Paster is the new vice president of mergers and acquistions for National Express Corporation's North American school bus operations, the private bus contractor announced.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 08 January 2015 11:36

Blue Bird Lauds Cummins for Receiving NOx Certification

Earlier this month, the EPA and CARB certified the Cummins ISB 6.7L as the first diesel school bus engine to meet Clean Air Act requirements of 0.20g of Oxides of…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 08 January 2015 11:38

NTSB Announces 'Attentive Driving' Forum for March

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) today announced that it will hold a one-day forum titled, "Attentive Driving: Countermeasures for Distraction," on March 27.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 08 January 2015 11:00