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Survey Shows the Vehicles Permitted for Student Transport

Not surprisingly, in many states — 14 to be exact — the yellow school bus remains the only allowable transportation mode for transporting all students to and from school. But…
  • Last modified on Friday, 30 January 2015 12:22

Federal Legislation Targets School Bus Driver Backgrounds

The Safety for Our Schoolchildren Act introduced earlier this month by Sen. David Vitter would instruct all states and school districts nationwide to obtain FBI background checks on all new…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 29 January 2015 16:41

'Steffi Crosser' Recognized by Districts as Top Product

There are thousands of products and technologies designed to help school district administrators and transportation directors perform their jobs better, whether that means improving safety or increasing efficiency. To aid…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 29 January 2015 12:58

Northeast Blizzard Keeps Schools Closed, Buses Grounded

Many schools throughout the Northeast were closed Tuesday and were expected to remain that way Wednesday, with school buses grounded as a result, as the so-called "Blizzard of 2015" continued…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 16:05

NYAPT Urges Re-training After Dragging Incidents

Three times is not always a charm but, rather, an alarm. This week saw a third case in Upstate New York of a student being dragged by a school bus…
  • Last modified on Friday, 06 March 2015 13:26