It's Time to Start Thinking about Your Safety Competition

Each year, the National School Transportation Association (NSTA) hosts the School Bus Driver International Safety Competition. This is one of the most important events in the industry, with the best school bus drivers from the U.S. and Canada competing for top honors and recognition. 

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Is This Just Our Destiny?

One of the common complaints heard from adults is that the younger generation has lost all sense of civility and courtesy. This is nothing new. In fact, this belief, (falsely) attributed to the ancient Greeks, has found its way into hundreds of articles.

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NTSB Calls for ‘Urgent’ Exam of Baltimore Bus Driver Checks

The National Transportation Safety Board is urging the Maryland State Department of Education to conduct an independent and “objective examination” into the Baltimore City Public Schools bus driver qualification process following a fatal, head-on crash with a transit bus last fall.

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There's Nothing Accidental about Proper Risk Management

When a school bus accident occurs, it’s often just that—an unexpected and unintentional course of events leading to some kind of road collision. Other times they are not so accidental, as the crashes are a direct result of risky behavior on the part of one or more motorists. Or possibly inclement weather contributed to the crash. Perhaps a bus maintenance issue is to blame.

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Educational Bus Transportation's James Carter Jr. Receives White House Praise for His Years of Service

Before leaving office in January, President Obama took time to issue the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award to the Reverend Doctor James Carter Jr., a pastor, chaplain, and member of the safety department of Long Island, New York’s Educational Bus Transportation, a member organization of The Trans Group. The announcement was made by Trans Group President John Corr, Jr.