SBF - Newsline Thursday Edition
May 18, 2017
PBS Probes School Bus Seat Belt Debate

The PBS NewsHour piece looks at safety benefits and financial concerns involved in the issue. Interviews include transportation directors and NHTSA’s former administrator.

Ohio Transportation Director Steve Simmons to Retire

After 33 years of service to Columbus City Schools, Steve Simmons will officially retire on May 31.

14 Students, School Bus Driver Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash

A Pennsylvania motorist allegedly causes a crash involving the bus while trying to pass other vehicles. One student is ejected from the bus and is in critical condition.

Nominate an Outstanding School Bus Contractor

Know a contractor who deserves recognition for his or her efforts? We’re accepting nominations for School Bus Fleet’s 2017 Contractor of the Year award.

Transfinder Names ‘Ambassador of the Year’

The software developer selects Kecia Ling, the director of transportation operations at Savannah-Chatham County (Ga.) Public School System, for building routes for over 26,000 students in four months and overcoming transportation challenges during Hurricane Matthew.

Webinar to Address School Bus Surveillance, Fleet Management

The free web seminar will give an in-depth look at Fortress Mobile’s all-in-one solution for surveillance and fleet management technology.

National Express Partners With Software Provider on Analytics

The school bus contractor is using an analytics platform from ByteCurve to enhance data analysis at its operations.

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