School bus pre- and post-trip inspections will likely always require drivers to physically walk around the school bus, and rightly so. But technology from several manufacturers is promising to make the process easier and more reliable, increasing efficiency in the shop and ensuring safety for the safest way for students to get to and from school.
Chattanooga Fire Department members work the scene of a fatal elementary school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2016. Six children died, sparking national debate on the safety of school bus drivers.
Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information for state, national and federal agencies, manufacturers, dealers and suppliers.
Recap all of the highlights from the 2016 NAPT/NASDPTS conferences last month in Kansas City, Missouri.
Shannon Evans, director of transportation at Clark County School District in Las Vegas, the third largest district in the nation, is this year’s winner of the STN Leadership Award.
Meet key transportation employees at Tuscaloosa City Schools who have benefitted first hand from the Alabama district’s new propane school buses, who Director of Transportation Cathy Staggs said “are second to none. I’m privileged to be associated with them.” First row, from left: Will Noland, technician; Teresa Zawlocki, bus driver; Shannon Swiney, shop foreman; Joey DuBose, technician. Second row, from left: Jarrod Washington, technician; Robert Williams, shop assistant; James O'Neal, technician; Deandra Woods, shop assistant.
Don Harder is not only a Northern California fleet manager, but one of the biggest personalities you'll meet in the industry. As an accomplished as he is in the school bus garage, Harder is also a well-known rock climber in Yosemite National Park. He highlights this month's new feature on "Garage Stars" that profiles fleet experts nationwide.