SBF - Newsline Tuesday Edition
June 20, 2017
Texas Passes Another School Bus Seat Belt Bill

The state’s governor approves a measure that requires lap-shoulder belts on new school buses, but districts can opt out due to financial constraints.

New York Bills that Would Crack Down on Stop-Arm Running Advance

The state Senate passes multiple bills that would crack down on illegal school bus passing by increasing fines and adding license suspension.

School Bus Songs: ‘School’s Out’

Right around now, many school bus drivers are making their final runs of the year and, possibly, singing the refrain “School’s out for summer!” Watch Alice Cooper perform his classic song on “The Muppet Show.”

Krapf Bus Acquires New York School Bus Company

The Pennsylvania bus company acquires school bus and transportation provider Birnie Bus Service Inc. Combined, the enterprise will operate 2,500 school buses across four states.

NSTA Advocacy in Action — The Intersection of Automated Vehicles and School Transportation

NSTA's executive director says that while the unique operating environment of the school transportation industry must be considered in the development of this technology, the industry must also recognize its potential benefits.

Maintenance Veteran Closes Out Career With Student Transportation of America

Gregg Peterson retires after 49 years in the school bus industry. He started working for his uncle’s company, Russell Transportation, at 17 years old.

AngelTrax Adds New Sales Exec

John Shea joins the mobile video surveillance provider to manage sales and customer relationships on the West Coast.

Engine Service App

The Guidanz app enables customers to read prioritized engine fault codes and other key engine information wherever they are operating.

 
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