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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 Tuesday, 10 April 2018 22:51

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 and complicated school schedules and student transportation.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 22 March 2018 09:51

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 updated.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 20 March 2018 11:29

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 Monday, 19 March 2018 16:56

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 Tuesday, 10 April 2018 22:52

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. How…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 13 March 2018 11:07

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 Sunday, 11 March 2018 21:24

Indiana Team Wins School Bus Roadeo at TSD Conference

FRISCO, Texas – Anna Webb and Shari Fulner of Brownsburg Community School Corporation west of Indianapolis are taking home the top prize from the TSD Conference roadeo competition.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 10 April 2018 22:54

'Then, Now and Tomorrow' of Special Needs Student Transportation

FRISCO, Texas – Five tenured faculty members of the TSD Conference provided perspectives on the history and current struggles of the special needs and preschool student transportation industry, while recommending…
  • Last modified on Saturday, 10 March 2018 06:27