January 2018

School bus stop arm cameras are in NY budget

Jeff Preval- http://www.wgrz.com BUFFALO, NY - Two days after Governor Cuomo unveiled his budget, we're learning one part of his plan allows school districts to install cameras on school bus stop-arms. This has been a safety issue 2 On Your Side has been following and asking questions about for years. But, lawmakers in… Read more »

School, transportation administrators back bus camera bill

http://www.whec.com State lawmakers could soon give schools new weapons to stop drivers from illegally passing stopped school buses. Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed new state budget includes a provision to raise fines for passing a stopped school bus and to let school systems install “stop arm” cameras on school buses.  The cameras would… Read more »

RENEWABLE DIESEL OR PROPANE: A NEW CHOICE FOR THE YELLOW FLEET

January 10, 2018- Written by Michael Terreri Conventional diesel is rolling back on its heels. Proponents say that there are two types of fleets today—those that are planning a switch from diesel or those that have already made the move. That is a small exaggeration, but concerns surrounding cost, emissions and Diesel Particulate Filter… Read more »

NYAPT SUPPORTS GOV. CUOMO ON SCHOOL BUS SAFETY MEASURES

Claudia Newton The New York Association for Pupil Transportation voiced support for several school transportation-focused proposals made by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in his State of the State speech. The governor on Wednesday proposed increasing fines for motorists who illegally pass a stopped school bus with its flashing red lights and stop… Read more »

NEW YORK SCHOOL BUS CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION LAUNCHES INDUSTRY-WIDE EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AWARD TO OUTSTANDING MEMBER COMPANY EMPLOYEES

Ryan Gray The New York School Bus Contractors Association recognized state Sen. Jeff Klein as legislator of the year for advocating for bills that would increase penalties for motorists who illegally pass stopped school buses and exempt private school bus companies from paying sales tax on school bus and equipment purchases. NYSBCA… Read more »

NY SCHOOL BUS CONTRACTORS RECOGNIZE STATE SENATOR

Ryan Gray The New York School Bus Contractors Association recognized state Sen. Jeff Klein as legislator of the year for advocating for bills that would increase penalties for motorists who illegally pass stopped school buses and exempt private school bus companies from paying sales tax on school bus and equipment purchases. NYSBCA… Read more »