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TABLE OF CONTENTS Industry News:


INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS 14 Feds introduce bullying training for bus drivers, Navistar study on EGR fluid economy benefits and more


Analysis


LINDA F. BLUTH, ED.D. 42 How Do You Handle School Bus Rider Questions and Information?


NED EINSTEIN 48 State-by-State Variation in Crossing Procedures Part 3A: Flashers and Crossing Devices


Columns


 TOP STORY 18 Student Transporters Battle Stress With Teamwork, Commitment and Communication


HEADLINES 20 No Money for New School Bus Purchases? Consider Financing


24 School Bus Inspections Vary, But Student Safety a Common Teme


25 Storing Backpacks Safely and Sensibly


26 Manufacturers Gear Up for First- Ever CAFE Standards for School Buses


FIRST TAKE BY RYAN GRAY 12 Competition Stiffens in the Large Bus Market


EDITORIAL DESK BY STEPHANE BABCOCK 58 Some Summer Toughts


Departments


STN ONLINE 8 Highlights from around the Web


MAILBAG 10 Views and opinions from our readers


UPCOMING EVENTS 51 Monthly industry calendar


PRODUCTS 52 Te latest offerings for the school transportation set


PEOPLE 54 Movers and shakers in the industry


 SPECIAL REPORT 30 Lowering Costs by Sizing Up the School Bus Ride Choosing the most efficient school bus type to use can be the toughest decision


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