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Fatal Crash Calls Attention to Driver Fatigue PDF Print E-mail
Written by David Wegbreit   
Wednesday, 17 September 2008 00:00

WASHINGTON, D.C. — More needs to be done to address driver fatigue, the National Transportation Safety Board said following their determination that this was the probable cause of a 2005 truck-tractor semitrailer rollover crash involving a motorcoach that resulted in five fatalities.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 November 2009 18:42
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West Virginia Announces Cell Phone Ban PDF Print E-mail
Written by Janna Smeltzer   
Wednesday, 17 September 2008 00:00
West Virginia is the latest state to prohibit cellular phone usage by school bus drivers following a legislative rule passed last week by the state board of education.
Last Updated on Thursday, 05 November 2009 18:42
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Proposed Bill Calls for Expansion, Extension of Hybrid School Bus Tax Credits PDF Print E-mail
Written by David Wegbreit   
Friday, 12 September 2008 00:00

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Later this month, Sen. Charles Schumer is expected to introduce a bill that would expand tax credits for hybrid school bus purchases by as much as $12,000 per bus, with lesser credits  through 2012, according to the senator’s office.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 November 2009 18:42
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Non-School Bus Drivers Face Similar Standards Under New Law PDF Print E-mail
Written by David Wegbreit   
Monday, 25 August 2008 00:00

MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. — Pupil transporters in vehicles other than school buses will face many of the same restrictions as yellow school bus drivers, under a new Minnesota law.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 November 2009 18:43
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Changes Needed to HOV Lane Markings, NTSB Says PDF Print E-mail
Written by Stephane Babcock   
Wednesday, 20 August 2008 00:00

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Transportation Safety Board has recommended a number of changes to highway signage in response to a motorcoach crash that killed five members of a college baseball team, their driver and his wife.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 November 2009 18:44
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