SBF - Newsline Tuesday Edition
October 10, 2017
Mother Speaks Out After Daughter Nearly Struck at School Bus Stop

Joyce Rhoades of Minnesota credits the school bus driver with helping to save her daughter’s life when a truck illegally passed the bus as the 11-year-old was crossing.

Barry Sudduth Takes Helm at NAPT

The former president-elect takes over the role of president from Keith Henry, whose term as president officially ended on Oct. 6.

Man Accused of Jumping Onto Moving School Bus

Leverne Doran of Maryland tells police that someone on the bus threw a bottle at his vehicle. When the bus driver refuses to open the door, Doran allegedly jumps onto the front of the bus.

Allison Transmission Expands Fuel Economy Technology for Buses

The xFE (extra fuel economy) technology is now available for Allison’s 1000 and 2000 Series transmissions.

PHOTOS: Texas District Builds New Transportation Center

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD’s fifth transportation facility provides needed space for office staff, training, maintenance, and parking for 250 school buses.

NAPT News & Views — CBS News Report Calls for Hard Look in the Mirror

NAPT's executive director says that despite a recent questionable news story, even one sexual predator behind the wheel of a school bus is one too many, and the industry should focus on ensuring it doesn’t happen again.

Analytics Company Offers Free Hurricane Reports

Kepler51 Analytics’ Hurricane Disruption Reports are issued twice a day and are free to the commercial vehicle industry.

Connectivity Solution Suppliers Partner on School Bus Wi-Fi

Kajeet teams up with Cradlepoint to enhance SmartBus, its school bus Wi-Fi solution, with higher speeds, more bandwidth, and the ability to choose two wireless carriers. 

King Pin Pusher Set

OTC’s new 30-Ton King Pin Pusher Set is designed to assist technicians when changing king pins and brake anchor pins on heavy-duty vehicles.

 
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