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Keeping Eyes on the Road Starts with the Youth

School bus drivers and school transportation professionals wear many hats. Not only are they responsible for safely ferrying an estimated 45 million students each day to and from school, and…
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Getting Tough to Stop Illegal Passers of School Buses

Another child was struck and killed by a motorist this week who allegedly ignored a school bus stopped in the loading and unloading zone. To say the entire issue of…
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A Different Kind of Indecent Proposal?

A First Student bus driver in New England was arrested and released on bail prior to Thanksgiving after he allegedly solicited one of his teenage riders for sex. But the…
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Federal School Bus Underride Study In the Works

Two weeks ago during annual school transportation industry meetings in Kentucky, rumors flew around a potential NHTSA study on the problem of school bus under ride crashes and the injuries…
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Another Senseless, Avoidable Student Fatality

It's what every parent absolutely does not want to hear: your child did not die in vain. Let's hope, at least, that's the case with the crossing fatality of a…
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Top 10 Rules for Safe Winter Driving

This article is reprinted with the permission of the Thinking Driver Corporation from its winter newsletter. Spencer McDonald, Thinking Driver's president, presented at the annual NAPT conference last week in…
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The World's Most Dangerous Bus Route

School buses take on many different sizes and shapes in other parts of the world. While they sometimes maintain the "school bus yellow" we're used to seeing, their main goal…
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Another UK Transport Company Set to Land in the U.S.

The North American school bus industry has decidely taken on a British flair over the past couple of years, and the accent is only going to get stronger.
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What's in Your Space?

My personal space is very important to me. The idea of someone invading it is very uncomfortable. How close is too close when someone is near you? We all know…
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