An Atlanta-based organizational consulting and coaching firm has partnered with a Tennessee school district to develop an understanding of judgment skills held by potential school bus drivers in response to November's Chattanooga crash that killed six children.
The Hamilton County Department of Education and Tennessee Highway Patrol announced a plan to ride and follow Woodmore Elementary School bus routes.
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.
Bus manufacturer Blue Bird Corp. was awarded $4.4 million by the federal government to develop a zero-emissions, electric-powered school bus that could fund school districts through ‘Vehicle-to-Grid’ technology.
A South Carolina bill to stiffen penalties for overtaking a stopped school bus was introduced to the state Legislature Wednesday before being sent to committee.
The Department of Transportation is proposing to add four opiods to its drug-testing panel for commercial drivers, as well as clarify urine specimen rules.