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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....

2014-03-03 08:20:15

Powered by Motiv Power Systems and built by Trans Tech Bus, this new zero-emission school bus means students can breathe easy FOSTER CITY, Calif., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kings Canyon Unified School District (KCUSD), in California's San Joaquin Valley, leads the nation as the only school district using an all-electric school bus to transport students. KCUSD ordered four buses from Trans Tech Bus, featuring electric powertrains from Motiv Power Systems. The new electric school...

2014-01-15 04:21:11

LONDON, January 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Urges FirstGroup to reconsider its premature rejection of the Sandell Plan Publishes White Paper detailing the operational and financial benefits of the Sandell Plan Believes there is strong shareholder support for its ideas Sandell Asset Management Corp. ("Sandell"), a significant investor in FirstGroup plc. ("FirstGroup" or the "Company") with an...

2013-11-21 23:23:23

Dell began using the Dual-Vision™ two years ago for accident prevention and student management security; today 100% of their 145 school bus fleet is equipped with the automotive event recorder with all vehicles operate daily. Queens, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Increasing awareness of unsafe driving habits has forced law makers to implement harsher penalties for those who do not comply with new distracted driving laws. These laws have made it a necessity for fleet owners to take...

2013-11-18 23:28:08

JMR Graphics, a nationwide truck wraps manufacturer comments on the Jackson School District’s new strategy, offering advertising space on its fleet of buses to offset rising transportation costs. Central Islip, NY (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Nationwide truck wraps manufacturer, JMR Graphics, comments on Jackson School District’s new advertising space being offered on buses to offset rising transportation costs. According to a November 14, 2013 article published by AsburyParkPress.com...

2013-11-07 12:21:31

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Child Safety Network ("CSN") requested that the US senate execute a resolution to dedicate a month to school bus safety and to support the goals and mission of the CSN Safe Bus Campaign. The resolution was quickly embraced by co-sponsors Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), Chairman of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and Ranking Member John Thune (R-SD). The Resolution passed by unanimous consent and will be signed into to...

2013-10-23 16:21:11

Governor Corbett Proclaims Oct. 21-25 School Bus Safety Week in Pennsylvania HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett has proclaimed Oct. 21-25 as School Bus Safety Week in Pennsylvania, and as part of that commemoration, student artists and school bus drivers were honored today at a ceremony at the Governor's Residence. PennDOT and Pennsylvania State Police officials honored 11 students as 2013 School Bus Safety Poster Contest winners and six...

2013-10-15 08:21:11

Industrywide Safety Education Effort Kicks Off Oct. 21 WARRENVILLE, Ill., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Durham School Services, a leader in student transportation, is advocating for safety awareness during National School Bus Safety Week, Oct. 21- 25. The theme of this year's industrywide public education campaign is "Stand Back from the Yellow and Black!" It highlights the importance of safety outside of the bus and reminds children to stay 10 giant steps away from a school bus at...

2013-10-08 23:22:17

A school bus that struck a kid-filled car raises questions about road safety. SANFORD, FL (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Two girls were killed when the car they were in was struck by a school bus in August. Traffic attorney Michael Steinger says that the accident reflects a risk that many parents face. The bus was heading west when an eastbound passenger car made a left turn in front of it, according to the Orlando Sentinel(08.31.2013). The two girls, ages 11 and 7, died when the bus hit the...

2013-10-07 12:20:59

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennDOT today announced that schools and communities across Pennsylvania will highlight walking and bicycle safety by participating in Walk or Roll to School Day on Wednesday, Oct. 9. "Walking or riding to school may be a fun activity for students, but keeping them safe while they do so is very important," PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch said. "That's why we partner with schools and communities all year to educate children,...