Government

S.C. Governor Vetoes Funding to Replace Oldest School Buses

Gov. Henry McMaster vetoed several items in the General Assembly's approved budget, including a provision allocating $28.9 million to start replacing decades-old school buses that give the state the infamy of operating the oldest fleet in the nation.

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STN EXPO Roundtable to Discuss 'Autonomous' School Bus

The National Transportation Safety Board's Thomas Barth, Ph.D., headlines a general session panel discussion next month at the STN EXPO in Reno, Nevada that shares what an autonomous vehicle pathway means now and in the future to school buses and student transporters.

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Watch: PBS News Hour Tackles School Bus Seat Belts

PBS News Hour aired a segment as part of its weekly feature "Making the Grade" that provided insights into why some school districts are choosing to equip the school buses with lap-shoulder seat belts while others are not.

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EPA Budget in House Crosshairs But DERA Program Expands

The National School Transportation Association said the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act program, or DERA, is earmarked to receive a 20 percent increase in funding, this despite an overall reduction in funding to the U.S. EPA.

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