SBF - Newsline Thursday Edition
January 17, 2019
Report: Truck Driver Taking Off Jacket Before Fatal Crash With School Bus

The Indiana driver stated in a report on the Dec. 5 crash that killed a student that he was trying to remove a jacket and sweatshirt, and took his eyes off the road just before the incident. 

Tennessee District Launches School Bus Safety Campaign

Williamson County Schools teams up with six local law enforcement agencies to release a series of safety videos encouraging motorists to not pass stopped school buses.

AMF-Bruns Launches 2nd Annual Award for Special-Needs School Bus Drivers

The securement equipment supplier will honor a special-needs driver for standout service for the second year in a row. The winner will receive $1,000.

Transfinder Reports 7% Revenue Increase in 2018

The company marked its 21st consecutive year of sustained revenue growth, officials said. Transfinder also expanded its products and services.

First Student Expands Operations in Connecticut

The Easton-Redding-Region 9 School Districts select the school bus company to operate, maintain, and manage its student transportation services beginning with the 2019-20 school year.

School Bus Tracking App Version Designed to Serve Small Districts

Here Comes the Bus Lite will provide real-time tracking information as well as email and push notificiations without the use of additional routing software.

New Transportation Technology Tools for 2019

Illuminated safety products, driver training solutions, a video surveillance system, and an artificial intelligence-powered stop arm are just some of the options to look for in the new year.

Storage Cabinet for Small Parts

A new storage cabinet from JohnDow Industries is designed to hold up to 12 different assortments of the most popular smaller service parts.


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