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NTSB: Stricter Guidelines Needed on Bus Driver Health

The National Transportation Safety Board released a recommendation to boost school bus safety Monday in response to a Southern California bus crash two years ago that left 11 children injured,…
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Seen and Heard Around the NAPT Summit Trade Show

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — More than 140 companies exhibited at the 42nd Annual NAPT Summit Trade Show on Tuesday, setting a record for the event.
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Bus Driver, Attendant Training to Focus on LGBTQ Students

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Brooke, a 24-year-old college student, came out several years ago as a lesbian, saying that it allowed her "the freedom to be my authentic self." In…
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NAPT Summit Capped by Special Needs Award

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Q’Straint/Sure-Lok named Launi Harden as the NAPT Special Needs Transportation Award winner, capping a dozen recognitions during the closing session of the association’s summit.
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Driving Students to Greater Success on the School Bus

Tom Korth believes that bus drivers can play a bigger role in the lives of the students they transport. In fact, Korth has staked his academic career on this conviction.
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Anderson, Lawrence Elected to NAPT Board as Summit Concludes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Theresa Anderson and Peter Lawrence, Ed.D, joined the NAPT Board after being elected by association members to represent their respective regions. Meanwhile, John Hazelette ran unopposed…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 16 November 2016 16:25

NTSB: Lap/Shoulder Seat Belts Complete School Bus Safety

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Christopher Hart spoke on the value of constantly perfecting safety measures on Monday during a NAPT Summit general session.  
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