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School Bus Associations Respond to NTSB Recommendations

School Bus Associations Respond to NTSB Recommendations

May 24, 2018 by Claudia Newton

National school transportation industry associations issued both supporting and dissenting responses to a recent National Transportation Safety Board report examining two fatal school bus crashes. The report recommended, among other things, crash avoidance systems and lap-shoulder belts on all new...

NTSB Concludes Driver, District and Contractor Failures in Fatal School Bus Crashes

NTSB Concludes Driver, District and Contractor Failures in Fatal School Bus Crashes

May 22, 2018 by Claudia Newton

The National Transportation Safety Board recommended adding collision avoidance systems and lap-shoulder seat belts to all new large school buses during a meeting held to examine the causes of two fatal 2016 school bus crashes, one in Baltimore, Md. and...

‘School Bus Driver’ Inadequately Describes Responsibilities, Says NASDPTS

‘School Bus Driver’ Inadequately Describes Responsibilities, Says NASDPTS

May 18, 2018 by Ryan Gray

A new white paper published by the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) concludes that the term “school bus driver” is insufficient in describing the profession and host of skills necessary for the job, as well...

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City of Dallas Awards 3-Year Crossing Guards Contract

City of Dallas Awards 3-Year Crossing Guards Contract

Fox 4 reports that a privately-held crossing guard provider won a three-year contract worth over $15.5 million as Dallas ISD takes over student transportation services from the scandal-plagued Dallas County Schools, which closes its doors next month due to “years of mismanagement.”

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