STN EXPO: Security Expert to Tackle School Bus Violence

Jesus M. Villahermosa, J., founder of Crisis Reality Training and a 30-year career law enforcement officer, says the biggest security facing student transporters is how to train their school bus drivers to respond to on-board violence. Can they protect their students? Themselves? STN EXPO attendees in July will receive specific information as to their rights.

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February 2017

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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.

S.C. Superintendent Calls for School Bus System Revamp

At a press conference at the South Carolina State House, Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman addressed ongoing concerns with the state-owned school buses and outlined her plan to overhaul its current makeup to improve both safety and efficiency. 

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A Protected Bus

On July 15, 1976, armed men abducted the passengers and driver of a California school bus, driving them 11 hours to the outskirts of the San Francisco Bay Area and transferring them to a moving truck that was buried in a quarry.

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