Trade Shows the ‘Shark Tank’ of the School Bus Industry

“I love coming here. It’s like the “Shark Tank” of our industry,” attendee Heather Handschin commented during the Trade Show held on day four of last month’s national Transporting Students with Disabilities and Preschoolers Conference. Several fellow attendees entering the Trade Show with her expressed the same level of anticipation. For their part, the vendors were ready and eager to share their new offerings, flagship products or improved staples.

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Download #TSD2018 Conference Presentations

We want to thank all of our attendees at this month’s TSD Conference in Frisco, Texas. Both attendees and nonattendees can still access the official conference app, sponsored by Transfinder, to download presentations and handouts, as well as access notes and other functionalities. But don’t wait too long! 

Student Accessibility, Safety Featured at TSD Trade Show

FRISCO, TEXAS — Several exhibitors displayed new products at the TSD Trade Show, including a redesigned low-floor school bus from Type-A body manufacturer Collins Bus that removes the need for a wheelchair lift and increases accessibility for all students.

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Experts Share Best Practices of Securing Wheelchairs

FRISCO, TEXAS — A student requires postural wheelchair supports for comfort and to keep airways open. These can include head supports, pelvic positioning belts, postural harnesses and torso alignment supports. But how does a student transporter ensure that student is safe in the school bus?

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