Top Newsletter Articles

September 10, 2014 View All

FMCSA Announces Acting Administrator

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has named the agency's chief counsel, Scott Darling, to serve as acting administrator until a permanent administrator is found. Read More

Upcoming Congressional Schedule

The House and Senate are both scheduled to be in session this week and next with plans to adjourn about September 19th to prepare for the November elections. Read More

FMCSA Proposes Negotiated Rulemaking Committee to Address Entry-Level Driver Training

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) was charged in the multi-year transportation reauthorization bill Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) with implementing an entry-level driver training program for drivers of commercial motor vehicles. Read More

School Service Privatization Study in Alabama

Dr. Daniel J. Smith and Robin P.K. Aguiar-Hicks of the Johnson Center of Troy University recently unveiled their study, School Service Privatization in Alabama - Improving Lives in Alabama: A Vision for Economic Freedom and Prosperity. Read More

Strategies to Reduce the Risk of Hitting Fixed Objects

Hitting fixed objects continues to be an accident frequency among school bus operations. Since we can’t nail down the specific conditions or actions leading to all of these accidents, let’s discuss several different strategies that will help reduce their frequency. Read More

Federal News View All

The House and Senate are both scheduled to be in session this week and next with plans to adjourn about September 19th to prepare for the November elections. Read More

Highway Trust Fund Bill Advances in the House, Senate Next

On July 15, the House approved H.R. 5021, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014, which extends federal surface transportation programs and ensures the solvency of the Highway Trust Fund through June 1. Read More

House Appropriators Provide $30 Million for DERA

On July 15, the House Appropriations Committee completed its work on the Interior and Environmental Agencies Appropriations bill for fiscal year 2015 which begins on October 1. Read More

Legislative News View All

The House and Senate are both scheduled to be in session this week and next with plans to adjourn about September 19th to prepare for the November elections. Read More

DOT Appropriations Pass in the House, Stall in Senate

On June 10, the House of Representatives passed the fiscal year 2015 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill on a vote of 229-192. Read More

On Thursday, July 31, the Senate passed the House version of the stopgap measure to ensure the solvency of the Highway Trust Fund, ensuring Federal highway transportation programs remained fully funded through the end of May 2015. Read More

Member News View All

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) was charged in the multi-year transportation reauthorization bill Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) with implementing an entry-level driver training program for drivers of commercial motor vehicles. Read More

Dr. Daniel J. Smith and Robin P.K. Aguiar-Hicks of the Johnson Center of Troy University recently unveiled their study, School Service Privatization in Alabama - Improving Lives in Alabama: A Vision for Economic Freedom and Prosperity. Read More

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until Friday, December 12, 2014. Read More

NSTA Events View All

Upcoming NSTA Meetings

A full listing of NSTA meetings. Read More

Upcoming NSTA Meetings

A full list of NSTA meetings. Read More

NSTA Participated in DOE Event Marking 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act

The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) joined the American School Bus Council (ASBC) on July 2, 2014 for the Department of Education's Civil Rights Bus Ride ceremony at the U.S. Department of Education's Lyndon Baines Johnson Building in Washington, DC. Read More

Regulatory News View All

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has named the agency's chief counsel, Scott Darling, to serve as acting administrator until a permanent administrator is found. Read More

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) was charged in the multi-year transportation reauthorization bill Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) with implementing an entry-level driver training program for drivers of commercial motor vehicles. Read More

CSA Coalition Letter to Secretary Foxx

We are writing on behalf of the many diverse segments of the motor carrier industry to alert you to recent research conducted on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability program. Read More

Safety & Security View All

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) was charged in the multi-year transportation reauthorization bill Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) with implementing an entry-level driver training program for drivers of commercial motor vehicles. Read More

Hitting fixed objects continues to be an accident frequency among school bus operations. Since we can’t nail down the specific conditions or actions leading to all of these accidents, let’s discuss several different strategies that will help reduce their frequency. Read More

Safety training is intended to correct an ability gap and provide skills to those attending. It's also intended to modify behavior. Read More

Vendor Partners View All

Hitting fixed objects continues to be an accident frequency among school bus operations. Since we can’t nail down the specific conditions or actions leading to all of these accidents, let’s discuss several different strategies that will help reduce their frequency. Read More

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until Friday, December 12, 2014. Read More

The proposal amends the marking process by expanding the first portion of the identification number, known as the manufacturer identifier, from two symbols to three for manufacturers of new tires. Read More