Survey on New York stop-arm running ... Trucker going to jail for passing school bus
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Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Survey reports on illegal bus passing incidents in New York

School bus drivers in 26 districts found that 259 motorists passed a stopped bus on Feb. 24. The New York Association for Pupil Transportation estimates the total number statewide is closer to 10,000.



Trucker gets jail time for passing school bus on right

Minnesota police said that the semi-truck driver nearly hit a student as he swerved around a stopped school bus in the May 2014 incident.



Indiana lawmakers reject bus stop-arm camera bill

House Bill 1404 would have let more schools use stop-arm cameras to take photos of vehicles that illegally passed the buses’ extended stop arm, and allowed them to be used to issue citations.




PHOTOS: Vintage ads from the SBF archives, Part 2

Take a trip back to another era of pupil transportation with these classic ads from past issues of School Bus Fleet and its predecessors. The second edition in this occasional series features ads from 1961 through 1967.




Teen accused of knocking out school bus driver

The Louisiana student allegedly punched the driver in the face until she went unconscious. Another student stepped on the brakes and pulled the shifter to stop the bus.



School Bus Software Offering More Accessibility, One-Stop Shop Options

Choices abound for routing and fleet maintenance software packages that are available on any web-connected device, eliminate the need to spend time importing and exporting data to one central location, and automatically track a variety of information in real time.



HSM treats 75 drivers to breakfast for Love the Bus

North Carolina State Superintendent June Atkinson rides on a school bus and joins drivers for a Love the Bus breakfast sponsored by HSM.



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