December 2017

NY School Bus Drivers Can Respond to Allergy Attacks ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A new law in New York state allows school bus drivers to administer EpiPens and similar devices in an emergency. The state Senate says the law taking effect Tuesday will help protect the lives of children with severe food or other allergies. The measure was approved by the… Read more »

Connecticut Schools Moving Toward Propane-powered Buses

Gregory B. Hladky Propane-powered school buses start up more easily and warm up faster in frigid weather than old diesel models. Their engines run cleaner, cost less to maintain, are quieter and don’t emit as much tailpipe pollution as traditional school buses. But few Connecticut school districts are making the switch from… Read more »