Virginia Governor Signs Bill to Increase School Bus Safety

Gov. Bob McDonnell signed four bills this spring designed to make school bus transportation even safer, including increasing penalties for motorists who illegally pass school buses stopped to load and…
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FMCSA Final Rule Targets CDLs, Learner's Permits

FMCSA issued a final rule that increases the time a prospective commercial driver must hold a learner's permit before taking a CDL skills test.
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Congress Says SAFETEA-LU Reauthorization is Moving Forward

According to a joint statement from members of the Environment and Public Works Committee and Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee, "great progress" has been made in the push to pass the…
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Micro Bird G5 Recalled Over Electrical

Certain models of year 2006-2010 Girardin G5 and 2009 to 2011 Micro Bird G5 non-school buses for an issue with a wiring harness.
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Special Needs Conference Announces 2012 Theme

Attendees to the 2012 National Special Needs Conference & Exhibition should come “Ready to Learn” to fit with the newly-named theme.
  • Last modified on Saturday, 16 August 2014 14:01

Washington State Survives Transportation Funding-Cut Scare

An additional $5 million will be added to Washington state's biennial budget for student transportation services, upping the totals to approximately $260 million for both the 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 school…
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Massachusetts Experiences Rare Tornadoes

Massachusetts residents were hit by an unexpected tornado last week that left three people dead and sent student transporters scrambling to provide service to students who were displaced by the…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 12 June 2014 16:06