It's Time to Start Thinking about Your Safety Competition

Each year, the National School Transportation Association (NSTA) hosts the School Bus Driver International Safety Competition. This is one of the most important events in the industry, with the best school bus drivers from the U.S. and Canada competing for top honors and recognition. 

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NTSB Calls for ‘Urgent’ Exam of Baltimore Bus Driver Checks

The National Transportation Safety Board is urging the Maryland State Department of Education to conduct an independent and “objective examination” into the Baltimore City Public Schools bus driver qualification process following a fatal, head-on crash with a transit bus last fall.

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Attendee Perspective on TSD Conference: Monday

We sat down again today with Tony Pollard, transportation supervisor for Baldwin County Board of Education in Alabama to get his perspective on Monday’s sessions. Here’s what he had to say:

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TSD Urges Collaboration on Understanding Autism

FRISCO, Texas – Special needs transporters need a lot of empathy as well as thick skin to be effective in their jobs, especially when that includes providing service for students with autism.

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Mechanical Know-How Evolves Alongside Technological Advances

As the machinery that operates the school bus advances, so does the training to keep those intricate parts running in optimal condition. To stay on top of the latest updates in technology, bus shops must maintain a near constant level of focus on technical proficiency.  

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Recorded: Propane Buses - The Smart Choice for Schools

School Transportation News will host a free webinar from the Propane Education & Research Council on March 9. Focused on propane autogas and its general benefits, the webinar explores the details of how propane can help schools and organizations meet sustainability goals and remain profitable.

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