Phil Vallone is the President of the family-owned and operated bus company, Rolling V Bus Corporation. Phil’s company transports over 7,000 school children and always maintains an excellent reputation and an impeccable safety record. Safety is the #1 priority for Phil and his staff.
Properly maneuvering a large school bus is made difficult because of the vehicle’s size which hinders drivers from seeing how the bus is positioned in relationship to the vehicle’s surroundings. Reference points provide a device to assist with this difficulty and can help minimize accidents involving hitting surrounding objects. Read More
On March 18th, President Obama signed a $17.6 billion jobs bill into law. The final version gives tax breaks to companies for hiring new employees and accelerated depreciation for small businesses. The bill includes an extension of SAFETEA-LU until December 31. Read More
After months of negotiations, authors of the much talked about Senate climate change bill circulated an eight-page outline on March 17, providing new details — including a proposal to rebate to consumers half the revenue from selling pollution allowances. Read More
On February 18, Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL) and Congressman Howard Coble (R-NC) sent a “Dear Colleague” letter to their fellow Members of Congress asking them to join in urging Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to support a two-year national public education and awareness campaign on the many benefits of the yellow school bus. Read More
On March 21st, the House passed the Senate health care bill by a vote of 219 – 212. The House followed passage of the Senate bill with passage of a reconciliation package of “fixes” to the Senate bill. Read More