N.C. cracks down on stop-arm running ... Women questioned in bus road rage incident
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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
North Carolina cracks down on stop-arm running

Troopers across the state are focusing on illegal passing of school buses and other school-related traffic violations this week as part of Operation Stop Arm.



2 women questioned in school bus road rage incident

Students on a school bus in Philadelphia were arguing with five women in an SUV when the SUV driver cut off the bus, two women got out and one struck the vehicle with a baseball bat.



New York association backs legislation during School Bus Safety Week

The New York School Bus Contractors Association is supporting proposed state bills that call for increased penalties for stop-arm running, tougher penalties for bus drivers who drive under the influence, and other changes.




New 4-year contract for union workers at Thomas plant

Officials say that the contract ratified by the United Auto Workers rewards the contributions of Thomas Built Buses’ workforce while improving efficiency.




Kansas governor proclaims School Bus Drivers’ Appreciation Day

Gov. Sam Brownback’s proclamation designates this Wednesday as School Bus Drivers’ Appreciation Day in Kansas. The event falls amid National School Bus Safety Week.



Micro Bird earns ISO certification

The Type A school bus manufacturer’s facility in Drummondville, Quebec, now has ISO 9001:2008 certification from the International Standards Organization.



Trans/Air debuts 2 new products

The supplier is now offering a TM43 Transit Compressor and a TM43 Mount and Drive kit for IC Bus conventional school bus chassis with Cummins ISB engines.



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