Friday, January 22, 2021


School bus with stop arm deployed and LED lights flashing.

New Year Aims to Further Increase School Bus Safety in Florida

As 2021 dawns, several Florida bills signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis over the summer go into effect, one being a law that doubles the...
Photo of the Extended Stop Arm in use on a Battle Lake, Minnesota school bus. (Photo courtesy of Bus Safety Solutions.)

Extended Stop Arm Now Installed on Over 1,000 School Buses Nationwide

Anything to get motorists’ attention, extended stop arms have become the latest fashion when trying to halt illegal passing incidents, with one Virginia school...
Closeup of a School Bus Stop Ahead Sign Against a Blue Sky

Two Mississippi Children Struck While Exiting School Bus, 1 Dead

The Vardaman Elementary School community is mourning the death of one student and the serious injury of another after they were struck by an...
School bus in a Los Angeles neighborhood, California.

Los Angeles Unified Recloses Campuses, Outlines Nationwide School Reopening Needs

Rising COVID-19 cases nationwide are resulting in school districts including the second-largest in the nation reclosing campuses for all students. On Monday, Austin Beutner,...
File photo of a National Transportation Safety Board school bus crash investigation.

NTSB Presentation Focuses on School Bus Fire Suppression Systems, Driver Health

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) shared how recent school bus-related crashes and the lack of fire suppression systems and oversight of driver health...

Investigation Continues Into Death of Texas Student at School Bus Stop

Conroe ISD north of Houston is mourning the death of a 6-year-old girl who was hit and killed by her school bus while running...

January 2021

The first issue of 2021 contains articles on uptime, the use of video for training purposes, parents’ thoughts on...

Buyer’s Guide 2021

Find the latest vehicle production data and budget reports, industry trends, and contact information for state, national and federal...


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