SBF - Newsline Thursday Edition
July 19, 2018
School Bus Video of Stop-Arm Running Incident Key in Fatal Crash Case

Tony Dane of Virginia is convicted of involuntary manslaughter for crashing into a car, which killed the driver. Video shows he sped past a stopped school bus moments earlier. 

More Electric School Bus Orders From California, New York

Nine California districts and a New York school bus company will receive a total of 20 electric school buses this fall.

Iowa District Expands Evacuation Training to All Students

As a teen, Teresa Hartley had to take action after a school bus crash. Now as a transportation director, she’s working to ensure every student is on board with emergency preparedness.

New Blue Bird Website Now Online

The school bus OEM’s new site includes updated information, brochure downloads, and an interactive quote request form.

IC Bus Makes Electronic Stability Control & Collision Mitigation Standard on all Models Sponsored by IC BUS

IC Bus is excited to be the first school bus original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to make electronic stability control and collision mitigation standard on all IC Bus® models with air brakes. Electronic stability control will be available for buses with hydraulic brakes in the spring of 2019. Additionally, electronic stability control and collision mitigation will be available for propane and gasoline buses with air brakes in the spring of 2019.

Wheel Alignment System

Rotary’s new R5000HD Commercial Truck Alignment System is designed to make aligning heavy-duty buses and other vehicles easy by eliminating the need for rolling compensation.

OnCommand Connection Now Integrated With Fleetsoft Software

Navistar’s remote diagnostics platform connects with Fleetsoft’s fleet maintenance and inventory management solution.


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