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EPA to Propose New Standard on NOx Emissions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will pursue a new rule to address heavy-duty truck and engine emission standards for oxides of nitrogen (NOx) that haven’t been updated in 20 years.

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NHTSA Urges Motorists to Stop for School Buses

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is responding to a rash of student fatalities and injuries this week at school bus stops, by urging motorists to pay more attention and “exercise caution.”

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NASDPTS Discusses Entry Level Driver Training Final Rule

Federal government representatives updated attendees at the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) Annual Conference in Kansas City on plans to improve oversight of commercial motor vehicle drivers. They also reviewed the latest efforts to reduce emissions from school buses, and federal grant opportunities for school districts.

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Michigan Awards $25 Million in School Safety Grants

Michigan awarded $25 million in state grants to fund various school safety initiatives, none of which specifically mention student transportation. But recent developments suggest the industry could still benefit, especially since some funds are for fighting human trafficking.

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