SBF - Newsline Thursday Edition
May 17, 2018
2 Dead in New Jersey School Bus Crash

A student and a teacher are killed in a crash between a school bus and dump truck. Forty-three of the 45 people aboard are injured.

TSA Points to Potential for Vehicle Ramming Attacks

The security agency provides details on vehicle ramming incidents and offers related security tips for transportation providers.

Student Stops Allegedly Drunk School Bus Driver

The Alabama sophomore notices erratic driving, and has the driver keep the bus turned off after she pulls over. The driver is charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and reckless endangerment.

PHOTOS: Pupil Transportation in Pictures — Winter/Spring 2018

A school bus driver who teaches chess, Santa transporting students, and a vintage 1930s bus are among these fascinating photos from the SBF Snapshots department.

Introducing the IC Bus, Gasoline Powered CE Series Sponsored by IC BUS

IC Bus is now in production with the CE Series Gasoline Type C school bus. The CE Series with the PSI 8.8L gasoline engine is purpose built and designed for stop and start operation, featuring similar power and performance to diesel, which allows for immediate acceleration after stops and greater hill climbing capacity.

Nominate an Outstanding School Bus Contractor

Know a contractor who deserves recognition for his or her efforts? We’re accepting nominations for SBF’s 2018 Contractor of the Year award.

Louisiana Fleet Finds Opportunity After Flooding

Following a 2016 flood that devastated the state, East Baton Rouge Parish Schools saw a chance to replace its damaged diesel buses while shifting to a propane fleet.

Blue Bird Showcases Electric School Buses at Canadian Conference

The school bus manufacturer features its All American RE Electric Type D and Micro Bird’s G5 Electric Type A at the Canadian Pupil Transportation Conference trade show.

Midwest Transit Acquires IC Bus Dealership in Michigan

The acquisition of Capital City International gives Midwest Transit Equipment the IC Bus distribution rights for all of Michigan.

New York School Bus Drivers to Convene for Safety Competition

More than 100 drivers from across the state will take part in the New York State School Bus Safety Competition this weekend.

Digital Tire Monitoring Platform

ContiConnect uses the Internet of Things to help enhance tire maintenance.

 
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