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Roundup: Unions, Illegal Passing and the Alaskan Iditarod

The National School Transportation Association reported that a Federal District Court decision was handed down in favor of a National Labor Relations Board rule requiring approximately 6 million workplaces covered…
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Capital Punishment: Funding Fleet Replacement When There is No Money

Recent news stories about initial discussions on 2012-2013 budgets have demonstrated that obtaining funding for replacing school buses is increasingly difficult. These high dollar items are a prime target because…
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Roundup: ADHD Drugs for Children in Short Supply

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 5.4 million school-age children have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Meanwhile, there is a shortage of the stimulant…
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Stop! Children Crossing

Illegal passing of school buses and stop arms has received considerable attention in recent months (and years) in the United States. A NASDPTS snapshot of 28 states, taken on one…
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Roundup: A Yellow School Bus Shot in the Arm for China?

For anyone who has been to China, the head-on crash last fall of a nine-passenger school van with a work truck that killed 21 kindergarten students and injured 41 others…
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Your Guardian Angels

According to Wikipedia, a guardian angel is an angel assigned to protect and guide a particular person or group. Does this sound like anyone you know? While I was at…
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Snow & Smells: The Joys of Being a School Bus Driver

I remember it being right after Martin Luther King weekend. I am sitting in my bed with my PJs on, and it is 4:30 in the morning. I have the…
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Can You Really Direct Transportation?

“Administrator, boss, chair, chief, controller, executive, head, key player, leader, organizer, overseer, principal, producer, skipper, supervisor, top dog, big cheese” (I made that last one up). These are some of…
  • Last modified on Friday, 25 April 2014 05:42