SBF - Newsline Thursday Edition
March 14, 2019
6 Students Injured in Oregon School Bus Crash

The bus is transporting middle school students from a band performance when it is involved in a crash with two other vehicles.

Colorado District School Buses, Drivers Rescue Motorists Stranded in Blizzard

Douglas County School District deploys buses and drivers to transport motorists who are stuck on highways to shelters.

Maintaining Safety With Electronic Stability Control

Even though ESC is not required on new school buses in the U.S.,
many OEMs are making the technology standard, guaranteeing school districts provide safe, efficient transportation for students.

Colorado Governor Signs Bill to Lower Age Limit for CDL into Law

The legislation would allow a person who is at least 18 years old but under 21 to be licensed to drive a commercial motor vehicle.

Blue Bird Delivers Its 5,000th Gasoline School Bus

The school bus manufacturer cites lower upfront costs and ease of fueling accessibility as key factors in the growing sales of its Vision Gasoline bus.

Q’Straint Calls for NAPT Special-Needs Transportation Award Nominations

Those who have been NAPT members for at least three years and have at least three years of special-needs transportation experience are eligible. The submissions deadline is July 30.

IC Bus Honors Top Dealers for 2018

Winners of the company's 2018 Dealer of the Year, Pursuit of Excellence, and Diamond Dealer awards are recognized for their efforts to improve sales, market share, and customer satisfaction.

Propane Council Debuts New Website

The Propane Education and Research Council’s new website contains information about propane in a variety of forms, including videos, customer case studies, emissions data, and fact sheets.

LED Tube Lights

The T8GD1 series of tube lights from LEDtronics are UL-listed with dual mode capabilities, meaning they can be directly retrofitted into existing T8 fixtures with or without ballast point bypass.


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