SBF - Newsline Thursday Edition
July 11, 2019
Pupil Transportation Associations Unite to Support School Bus Safety Bill

The presidents of the NSTA, NAPT, and NASDPTS send a joint letter to Congress expressing support for the Stop for School Buses Act of 2019 to address illegal passing.

Indiana District Paying Teachers to Drive School Buses Amid Shortage

Some Carmel Clay Schools elementary school teachers are being trained to drive routes before and after the school day this upcoming school year, and will receive $18,000 to do so.

5 Questions: Adam Mayo on Driver Shortage, Illegal Passing Bills

Adam Mayo, transportation director for Maine School Administrative District No. 75, discusses driver shortage, getting involved in the legislation process, and heading up the Maine Association for Pupil Transportation.

School Bus Drivers Honored At Minnesota Association Conference

Six of the state’s school bus drivers receive awards for their dedication and years of service.

SLEC Announces Products Revamp

The vehicle lift supplier and manufacturer has made some recent updates to its lifts and now offers a new cable system. 

Electrification – How to Get Started Sponsored by THOMAS BUILT BUSES

With electric vehicle technology advancing at a rapid pace, the feasibility for electric school buses is becoming a reality for many districts across the nation, not just those in California and New York. But after you decide that you want to convert to electric, how do you get started?

Blue Bird Unveils New Paint Facility for School Buses

The school bus manufacturer’s new 60,000-square-foot facility will provide paint coverage, minimize waste, and enhance efficiencies within Blue Bird’s production line.


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