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2014-08-25 08:30:56

National Safety Service Offers Useful Safety Tips and Checklist as Parents and Students Prepare for the New School Year FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart911, the acclaimed national safety service being used by more than 500 municipalities in 35 states, today announced the availability of a free eBook containing helpful safety tips and a checklist for parents as they prepare to send their children back to the school....

2014-08-18 23:04:06

The California Highway Patrol has approved ADOMANI's solar fueled all-electric 50 passenger type-D school bus for the new school year. Milpitas, California (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has approved the ADOMANI all-electric Blue Bird® school bus for transportation. ADOMANI and the Gilroy Unified School District collaborated to produce a solar fueled all-electric 50 passenger type-D school bus. CHP approval was the final step before the bus was...

2014-06-30 08:20:45

Magness Investment Group leads the financing to support Motiv's growing sales pipeline and expand production FOSTER CITY, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The electric truck leader and top supplier of control systems to the growing electric truck market, Motiv Power Systems, raised $7.3 million in growth capital from investors led by Colorado's Magness Investment Group. The funding comes as the second Motiv-equipped all-electric school bus is delivered to Kings Canyon Unified...

2014-06-17 12:20:51

WINNIPEG, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The investigation report (R13W0083) released today by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined that the school bus driver was unaware of the approaching train. As the driver proceeded from a stop onto a public passive level crossing, the bus was struck by the train. On 26 March 2013, at about 1515 Central Standard Time, CN freight train L50041-26 was proceeding eastward on the Lampman Subdivision when it struck a southbound...

Electric School Buses Could Save School Districts Millions
2014-05-30 03:20:52

University of Delaware Electric school buses that feed the power grid could save school districts millions of dollars — and reduce children's exposure to diesel fumes — based on recent research by the University of Delaware's College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE). A new study examines the cost-effectiveness of electric school buses that discharge their batteries into the electrical grid when not in use and get paid for the service. The technology, called vehicle-to-grid...

2014-05-28 23:14:30

David Perecman of The Perecman Firm warns of stop sign running following an accident involving two school buses at an intersection in Long Island, New York. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Two school buses collided at an intersection on Long Island after one of the buses ran a stop sign. Only one child was on-board at the time of the accident. The crash was caught on video, reported CBS News (5.21.14). The surveillance video showed the larger bus running a stop sign before...

2014-04-29 12:23:03

Teamsters Local 509 Stands with Charleston School Bus Drivers and Community for Safety CHARLESTON, S.C., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters applaud the Charleston County School Board members for their unanimous (9-0) vote Monday night to conduct an investigation into unsafe practices by Durham School Services, the school bus transportation contractor for Charleston County schools. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO The investigation is expected to...

2014-04-04 16:20:31

Teamsters Stand With Durham School Services Drivers and Attendants in Recovering Wages BALTIMORE, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a district court judge approved a $1.25 million settlement that Baltimore City school bus drivers and attendants reached with their employer, Durham School Services. The settlement covers damages for 372 class members over unpaid wages dating back to 2010. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "We are very pleased that...

2014-03-24 23:01:04

LasVegasBusSales Announces Complimentary Consultations for School Buses for Sale (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 NWBus.com, the premier national vendor of used and new buses, is pleased to announce a complimentary consultation on school buses for sale. Companies interested in learning more about the various types of school buses available for sale are encouraged to visit: http://www.nwbus.com/ About NWbus.com LasVegasBusSales.com is the premier retailer of all types of buses, at the lowest prices...

2014-03-24 20:21:07

Teamster Drivers Describe Bus Problems, Safety Hazards at Durham School Services CHARLESTON, S.C., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamster school bus drivers were joined by parents, community, political and faith leaders, as well as representatives from Teamsters Local 509, at Monday night's Charleston County School Board meeting. They raised safety and service concerns with Durham School Services, the transportation contractor for Charleston County schools....


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