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LaHood: Distracted driving remains ‘a deadly epidemic’

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, last year 5,474 people were killed on U.S. roadways in distracted driving-related accidents.

Pinnellas Suncoast Transit Authority rolls out 14 Gillig hybrid buses

The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority, St. Petersburg, FL, rolls out 14 state-of-the-art, diesel-electric hybrid buses that begin service today.

KPS Capital completes controlling investment in MCI International

KPS Capital Partners, LP (KPS), New York, NY, completed a controlling investment through an affiliate, in MCII Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Motor Coach Industries International, Inc.

National School Bus Safety Week proposed

Indiana Democratic Representative Baron Hill is preparing a proposal for a presidential proclamation recognizing school bus drivers and their daily efforts to transport children safely to school.

MCI announces new pre-owned sales program

A new program introduced by Motor Coach Industries allows operators to choose a motorcoach that best meets their needs.

Click ‘N’ Drive ensures seat belt use

An Alpharetta, GA-based company has a device called Click ‘N’ Drive that prevents a bus driver from shifting into gear unless the driver’s seatbelt is buckled.

Arsenault Associates named to Philly Top 100 list

Arsenault Associates, a Burlington, NJ-based company that provides Dossier fleet maintenance management software and solutions, has been named one of the fastest growing, privately-held companies in the Philadelphia region.

Authorities investigating NY Megabus crash

Authorities are still investigating the cause of the crash of a Megabus near Syracuse, NY early on September 11 that left four dead.

Cell phone use restricted on NM school buses

Student Transportation Services of New Mexico is following the lead of the Las Cruces Public School district by banning cell phone use on buses unless there is an emergency.

Fixed Orion buses rolling again in Washington

Ninety-nine Orion VI diesel-powered buses are back in service today for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) after Metrobus workers made temporary repairs to the vehicles’ hydraulic pumps.