Newsline - Tuesday
SBF - Newsline Tuesday Edition
August 23, 2016
School Bus Driver Dead, 7 Students Injured in Crash

Roy Newman of Georgia is driving students to school Monday morning when his bus leaves the road and crashes head-on into a tree. All the students aboard are treated for injuries.

Washington State Director Allan Jones to Retire

Jones, who began his pupil transportation career as a school bus driver nearly 40 years ago, will step down as state director at the end of September.

New York District Debuts State’s First Electric School Bus

Educational Bus Transportation, which provides transportation services to Copiague Public Schools, supplies the bus, which has a range of up to 120 miles before it requires charging.

Vandals Smash School Bus Windows

Police in Price, Utah, say that two suspects drove around the city wielding a bat and breaking car mirrors as well as nearly 40 windows on three school buses.

Blue Bird Bolsters Leadership for Parts & Service Business

Jeff Merten is named VP of the school bus OEM’s Parts & Service group, while Bill Landreth steps into a new role as executive director of parts sales.

Mother Accused of Boarding School Bus, Threatening to Slap Student

Dominique Lavon Williams of North Carolina allegedly boards a bus without the driver’s permission, tells her daughter to hit a student, and threatens to hit that student. She is served a criminal summons warrant.

VIDEO: Boarding the School Bus in the ’60s

Nila Repard, now a driver for Canandaigua (N.Y.) City School District, shares this vintage clip of her boarding a yellow bus in Holcomb, New York, on her first day of kindergarten in 1963.

Routing Solutions Target Transportation Efficiency

The latest programs for school bus routing can help school bus operations build safe and efficient routes while integrating with other fleet management functions, including GPS, driver monitoring, and KPI tracking.

Misting Reduction Seal

Gabriel’s improved misting reduction seal for its heavy-duty shock products is designed to extend service life and reduce overall downtime for maintenance.

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