Category: MAPT News

Michigan Changes for Commercial Drivers

As part of Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson’s effort to bring efficiency and an improved customer experience to the branch offices, a major shift impacting commercial drivers launches on March 16, 2021 and it is critical that your organization is aware of this change. Commercial Learner’s Permits (CLP) issued after March 16, 2021will be valid […]

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Governor Whitmer signed SB-876

Governor Whitmer signed SB-876 Governor Whitmer signed SB-876 into law, PA-127 of 2020, July 1, 2020, at 1:48 PM.  The law extends Michigan school bus drivers’ CDLs, CLPs, and Medical Examiners certificate expirations until September 30, 2020. This brings Michigan school bus drivers in line with FMCSA certificate extensions.  To be eligible for the extensions a […]

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Hamilton Buses Run On Propane

The Hamilton Community school district in Hamilton, Mich., uses propane-fueled school buses for many reasons. David Tebo, Superintendent, and Steve Meppelink, Director of Transportation, explain why in this video. Why convert to school buses to run on propane? Fuel costs significantly less  Engine maintenance is easier and costs less annually Engine runs quieter, safer conditions for students and […]

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