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Over Half of Colorado Districts on Four-Day School Week

School District 27J, located northeast of Denver, announced that it is implementing a four-day school week for the 2018-2019 school year, joining nearly 100 districts around the state that are operating…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 15:37

TSD Speakers Share Positive Student Engagement Tips

Speakers at the recent TSD Conference stressed understanding of students with disabilities in order to transport them more successfully on the school bus as well as adjust them to life…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 15:40

Texas Bombings Impact Local School Bus Service

A series of bombings in the city of Austin, Texas, this month, put residents and police on high alert. It also complicated school schedules and student transportation.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 16:10

SafeStop School Bus App Reports Another Year of Growth

The location and arrival times of more than 3,500 vehicles are now reported to approximately 40,000 users nationwide via the SafeStop app, the company announced.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 15:52

Arson Investigated at N.C. School Bus Barn

A fire that destroyed one Asheville City School District school bus and damaged three more was set intentionally, said the Asheville Fire Department.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 16:19

Student Accessibility, Safety Featured at TSD Trade Show

FRISCO, TEXAS — Several exhibitors displayed new products at the TSD Trade Show, including a redesigned low-floor school bus from Type-A body manufacturer Collins Bus that removes the need for…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 16:39

Experts Share Best Practices of Securing Wheelchairs

FRISCO, TEXAS — A student requires postural wheelchair supports for comfort and to keep airways open. These can include head supports, pelvic positioning belts, postural harnesses and torso alignment supports. But…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 16:43

Crash Tests Teach Wheelchair Safety For School Buses

FRISCO, TEXAS — A TSD Conference session used videos of crash tests to underscore the need for proper securement of students in wheelchairs on board school buses.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 16:48

Indiana Team Wins School Bus Roadeo at TSD Conference

FRISCO, TEXAS — Anna Webb and Shari Fulner of Brownsburg Community School Corp. west of Indianapolis took home the top prize from the TSD Conference roadeo competition.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 16:55