SBF - Newsline Tuesday Edition
July 10, 2019
Indiana Attorney General OKs Extended Stop Arms on School Buses

Attorney General Curtis Hill Jr. releases an opinion that states that regulations do not place a limit on the length of school bus stop arms. He adds that motorists who pass a bus with its stop arm out are liable for resulting damages or injuries.

2 Ohio Districts Receive New Seat Belt-Equipped School Buses

Avon Lake City Schools and Beachwood City Schools each receive 72-passenger school buses equipped with lap-shoulder belts to use in a pilot program that will monitor safety and student behavior.

9 Tips for a Smooth School Start

Reviewing the previous year’s performance, getting advance input on route planning, and tackling driver recruitment early in the process are some recommendations from pupil transporters across the U.S. for a successful start to a new school year.

Georgia Names Winners in 2nd Annual Pupil Transportation Safety Awards

The state Department of Education recognizes 16 school districts for their commitment to ensuring safe and efficient student transportation.

Ohio District to Upgrade School Bus Camera Systems

Otsego Local Schools receives a $40,000 grant to purchase new camera systems for all 13 of its school buses.

Strategies for School Bus Safety Success Sponsored by FIRST STUDENT

This content is brought to you by First Student. Keeping children safe on the school bus is not only the role of the bus driver, but also the role of the school district and community. Read on as Darryl Hill, First Student’s senior vice president of safety, provides five tips to improve school bus safety; then download the free whitepaper for even more.

Blue Bird Makes Prestolite Starters Standard on Some School Buses

Prestolite Electric’s Leece-Neville PowerPro Extreme 5 12V will be standard on Blue Bird's Vision, All American FE Diesel, and All American RE Diesel school buses.


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