SBF - Newsline Tuesday Edition
May 23, 2017
NHTSA Seeks Info on Districts’ Decisions About School Bus Seat Belts

The agency launches a project to learn more about the decision-making process on whether to implement two-point or three-point belts.

School Bus Driver Keeps Baseball Team Safe in Crash

After a steering component fails and the bus hits a sign that cracks the windshield, the Michigan driver guides it between two trees and brings it to a stop.

School Bus Songs: ‘Bus Got Back’

The transportation team at Selah (Wash.) School District delivers a zany tribute to the yellow bus in this spoof of a Sir Mix-a-Lot hit.

Student Transportation Inc. Rings Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

The school bus contractor marks its 20th anniversary while taking the spotlight as the Nasdaq Stock Market closes on Wednesday.

School Bus Driver Honored for Exceptional Service

Dunia Burns, who is employed by Chestnut Ridge Transportation in New York, is named a “Mountie Superstar” by the school district she serves for exceptional service to its students and staff.  

Online Map Provides Propane School Bus Data by State

The interactive tool from the Propane Education & Research Council shows how many propane school buses are in operation in each state.

School Bus Passing Mishap Sparks Idea for Side-View Stop Arm

After accidentally passing a stopped school bus illegally, Mark O’Brien came up with a stop-arm design that aims to increase visibility for motorists approaching from the side.

Thomas Built Names New Platinum Support Dealer

Matthews Bus Alliance of Orlando, Florida, is the latest dealer to become certified in the collaborative effort between the school bus manufacturer and its dealers.

Push-to-Talk Device

DispatchPlus Push-to-Talk is designed to provide one-touch communication and GPS tracking in one solution.

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