FMCSA Updates on Minimum Driver Training, Drug Testing

One week prior to the U.S. Department of Transportation's announcement that it is adding opioids to commercial driver drug screening, student transporters received the latest information outlining new federal mandates for entry-level school bus driver training.

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NASDPTS Shares Correct Use of MDTs on School Buses

The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services Annual Conference featured a discussion on National School Bus Specifications and Procedures guidelines as well as real-world experience on the correct usage of tablets and Mobile Data Terminals (MDTs) on school buses.

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Teena Mitchell Wins NAPT Special Needs Transportation Award

The NAPT Special Needs Transportation Award, which is sponsored by Q’Straint, was awarded during the NAPT Summit to Teena Mitchell, special needs coordinator for the transportation department at Greenville County Schools located in northwestern South Carolina.

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Peggy Stone Wins NAPT Continuing Education Leadership Award

Sponsor Thomas Built Buses awarded Peggy Stone, supervisor of transportation at the Elkview bus terminal for West Virginia’s Kanawha County Schools, with the NAPT Continuing Education Leadership Award in honor of eight years of industry professional development. 

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Zonar Showcases Latest Commitment to Student Safety and School Bus Efficiency with Zonar Verify

SEATTLE, Wash.--Zonar, the leader in smart fleet management technology, today announced Zonar VerifyÔ, a mobile app that provides daily routing and student rider information directly to the bus driver. The app is powered by RouteBoardä, a market differentiating web-based tool that integrates with routing solutions to enable dispatchers and route coordinators to manage and plan for daily events like buses being out of service and other day-of bus changes.

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Review the highlights of the 2017 NAPT Summit and NASDPTS Conference in Columbus, Ohio.