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NYAPT Reports Nearly 18K Drivers Illegally Passed School Buses in 1 Day PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Fisher   
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 09:12

Last week there were no reported student fatalities around school buses or bus stops during National School Bus Safety Week, which is welcome news after recent tragedies in Arkansas and Florida. To raise awareness of unsafe driving around school buses and bus stops, the New York Association for Pupil Transportation conducted a one-day survey of illegal bus passing on Oct. 21.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 09:18
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Speakers at School Shootings Symposium Urge Bus Driver Training PDF Print E-mail
Written by Art Gissendaner   
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 06:37

PHOENIX - School bus drivers should be trained to recognize abrupt personality changes and other aberrant behavior in their riders to help prevent the gun violence plaguing school campuses from spilling over onto school buses.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 06:42
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Webinar Teaches Key Steps to Take in Developing Emergency Evacuation Plans PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ryan Gray   
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 06:20

A webinar on school bus evacuation planning emphasized that no students, especially those with disabilities or special needs, should ever be put on a school bus unless transportation staff knows how to get them to safety in the event of an emergency.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 06:28
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Districts, Contractors Celebrate School Bus Safety Week PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jeanette Reveles   
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 12:00

National School Bus Safety Week wrapped up last Friday. Many school districts and bus companies across the United States and Canada observed the week in different ways, all while emphasizing safety.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 15:06
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Police Cite 'Human Error' in Drill Mishap That Killed Ohio Bus Driver PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Fisher   
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 08:15

One month after police began investigating the death of a school bus driver, they have concluded that "human error" by a student caused the bus to run over Laura Zborowski during a routine safety drill.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 10:15
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