October 18, 2017 View All
NSTA Awards and Grants
NSTA offers a variety of awards and grants to its dedicated members. Our grant opportunities are designed to provide our valued contractor members with funds to ensure their fleets are safe and efficient, and also to provide them with resources to pursue continuing education courses – such as driver training and professional development.
National School Bus Safety Week Poster
NSTA mailed over 700 #StopOnRed posters to our members, at their request, in celebration and preparation of National School Bus Safety week (October 16-20).
NSTA Committee Spotlight: Membership Committee
The NSTA Membership Committee is looking to recruit new members!
FMCSA Rulemaking Procedures
FMCSA requested comments on several procedural changes that are authorized under the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act as published in the federal register on August 7, 2017. NSTA has previously supported regulatory reform, and the proposed procedural changes are supportive of FAST Act implementation. NSTA submitted written comments in support of the changes on October 6, 2017.
VW Settlement Trust Effective Date Established
The VW settlement continues to move forward with the establishment of October 2, 2017 as the “Trust Effective Date.” States now have 60 days to file for beneficiary status under the settlement. The $3 billion Mitigation Trust Fund (MTF) will provide grant funding for diesel emission reduction projects.