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Transportation Staff Reenergized with Safety Extravaganza

At San Antonio ISD, an interactive, engaging safety training for the transportation staff has the whole department in high spirits and ready to take on the new school year. 
  • Last modified on Thursday, 17 August 2017 13:11

Bus Company in Paul Lee Case Sues School District

The school district that a 19-year-old, non-verbal student with autism attended when he died nearly two years ago from heat-related injuries after being locked in a school bus all day…
  • Last modified on Monday, 14 August 2017 08:29

Benefits of Propane School Buses Explained Amid VW Funds

ROUSH CleanTech has been developing cutting-edge propane engine technology for Ford vehicles and Blue Bird school buses since 2010, and now encourages a "data driven" approach for districts looking to…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 10 August 2017 17:24

NSTA Announces New Executive Leadership

Tiffany Boykin is the new executive director of the National School Transportation Association, as the school bus contractor group also welcomes new President Blake Krapf and a new director of…
  • Last modified on Friday, 25 August 2017 11:02

NAPT Offers “Missing Piece” of Hiring School Bus Drivers

The National Association for Pupil Transportation announced that it is working with an Atlanta-based consulting firm to create a customized tool that allows student transportation leaders to assess school bus…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 09 August 2017 10:49

Senate Confirms Sumwalt as NTSB Chair

Aviation expert Robert Sumwalt assumes full leadership of the National Transportation Safety Board after the Senate confirmed his selection to officially succeed Christopher Hart.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 08 August 2017 14:19

Family-Owned School Bus Contractor Receives Health Award

The Cigna Well-Being Award recognizes companies that “actively and positively impact the overall health and well-being of their population.” This year, one of the award recipients was Chicago-based school bus…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 09 August 2017 07:42

School Bus Woes Follow Financial Struggles in Indiana

Late buses, school bus drivers unfamiliar with routes, and missing children on the first day of school prompted officials to close Muncie Community Schools in Indiana for the rest of…
  • Last modified on Friday, 04 August 2017 15:14

NASDPTS Releases Annual School Bus Illegal Passing Survey

Over a fifth of the nation’s school bus drivers reported nearly 78,000 incidents of motorists illegally passing stopped school buses during one-day counts earlier this year, equating to 14 million…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 17 August 2017 14:50

Experts Talk Proper Wheelchair Securement Following Incident

Special needs and securement experts weighed in on a troubling incident last year of an improperly restrained, wheelchair-bound special needs student falling to the floor of the school bus while…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 17 August 2017 14:51