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October 19, 2016 View All

Overtime Rule Effective December 1, 2016

The Department of Labor issued a Final Rule on overtime regulations on May 18, 2016 and the regulation goes into effect on December 1, 2016. While there are efforts affront to delay the implementation of or eliminate the rule all together, it is not likely those efforts will be successful prior to the December 1, 2016 effective date. Read More

EPA School Bus Replacement and Retrofit Funding

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the opening of the 2016 School Bus Rebate Program. This rebate program is for the replacement and retrofitting of older school buses in both the public and private sector. The total funding for this opportunity is approximately $7 million. Read More

MCSAC AND MRB to Meet Next Week

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC) and Medial Review Board (MRB) are scheduled to meet October 24-25 in Washington, D.C. Read More

National Safety Council Recently Announced Support of Seat Belts on School Buses

The National Safety Council recently announced support of uniform child passenger safety practices across multiple modes of transportation, including school buses, airplanes, and personal vehicles. Read More

National Congress on School Transportation Ships 16th National School Transportation Specification and Procedures

The Interim Steering Committee for the National Congresson School Transportation (NCST) has shipped the 16th National School Transportation Specifications and Procedures book to all those who made preorders. Read More