SBF - Newsline Tuesday Edition
October 25, 2016
School Bus Driver Stabbed, Assaulted

An Ohio school bus driver begins her morning route and is attacked by the suspect, who boarded the bus the night before, police say. Hilliard City Schools takes immediate security measures.

VIDEO: Car Tries to Pass School Bus, Crashes

Dashcam footage shows an apparently impatient BMW driver speed up in an attempt to pass a moving school bus, only to end up on top of a concrete barrier.

Fit for Duty: Training, Education Protect Pupil Transportation Against National Drug Abuse Spike

Amid a reported rise in prescription drug misuse and illicit drug abuse in the general workforce, school transportation providers stay vigilant with up-to-date training, education, and wellness efforts.

The Growing Presence of Propane in Pupil Transportation Sponsored by PROPANE EDUCATION & RESEARCH COUNCIL

Every year school districts are seeing the benefits of trading in their diesel-powered school buses for ones that operate on propane.

Missouri District Shifts to In-House Transportation

After ending a contract with a transportation company, Rockwood School District acquires its own fleet of 164 Blue Bird diesel school buses.

3 Students Hit by Car at School Bus Stop

The Kentucky children are on the sidewalk when the driver of an SUV strikes them while swerving to avoid hitting the bus. Two of the children are in critical condition.

Dallas County Schools to Host Safety Summit

The Texas school transportation agency’s event will cover such topics as safety innovations, emergency resources, training and education, and communications.

Navistar Launches New Parts Life Cycle Management Program

The Core Advantage Program is designed to help fleet managers cut costs by tracking and returning parts at the end of their product life for remanufacturing.

Corrected: Durham Receives Perfect School Bus Fleet Inspection Score

Note: An earlier version of this story, based on a press release, stated that two of Durham School Services' locations received perfect fleet inspection scores. Although the Ottumwa, Iowa, location received no out-of-service deficiencies, three 30-day cosmetic issues were found.


Solution Designed to Protect Wheelchair Riders in Rear-End Collisions

A combination of wheelchair and occupant restraints and a headrest and backrest is designed to stabilize passengers in the event of a rear-end collision.

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