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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…
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You Can’t Hear Me Now: The Perils of Distracted Driving

My first real experience with an accident that was no doubt caused by a person paying attention to their phone rather than their driving was a bit scary, to say…
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Making a Case for Safe Capacity

As a number of STN subscribers are aware, I recently posted a discussion topic about safe seating on several of our social media sites, including STNSOCiAL and STN's Linkedin group.…
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Gotta Love Dogs!

As I finish my first week back taking mid-days, a.k.a. kindergarten/preschool routes, for the first time in almost five years, I was reminded that kids come with all types of…
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Bus Mom

The main purpose of my job as a bus driver is to keep the students safe while transporting them to and from school. While doing this, I have turned into…
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Roundup: Higher Taxes or No School Bus Service in California?

Thanks to a leak in the governor's office, according to Southern California public radio station KCRW, California school districts learned that the fate of student transportation operations a year from…
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