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Espar Brand Changed to Eberspaecher

Though the Espar logo still flew at the Transporting Students with Disabilities and Preschoolers Trade Show Monday, the idle reduction and HVAC technology company is now known as Eberspaecher, the name…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 26 March 2015 10:47

Special Needs Team Safety Roadeo Keynote Shares Safety Tips

Earl “Dub” Gillum, senior trooper with the Texas Highway Patrol delivered the keynote address Saturday night at the TSD Conference. His presentation, sponsored by Q’Straint Sure-Lok was titled “Think” and…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 02 April 2015 12:02

ASBC Names Burns a School Bus Champion at TSD

FRISCO, Texas — Peggy A. Burns, Esq. received a School Bus Champion Award from the American School Bus Council in recognition of 20 years of service to the industry. Burns…
  • Last modified on Monday, 23 March 2015 12:58

Maine Team Crowned Special Needs Roadeo Champs

FRISCO, Texas — Maine took home the top prize Saturday night at the 18th Annual National Special Needs Team Safety Roadeo, co-sponsored by School Transportation News and the National Association…
  • Last modified on Monday, 23 March 2015 13:00

Experts Share Hiring, Retention Tools at TSD

FRISCO, Texas — One of the best retention tools is a driver who leaves a school district or bus company for what appears to be a better opportunity but soon…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 08:11

‘Co-Piloting with Helicopter Parents' Launches TSD Conference

FRISCO, Texas — Attendees at the 24th Annual Transporting Students with Disabilities and Preschoolers National Conference worked through challenging scenarios that can arise when working with parental expectations and frustrations.
  • Last modified on Sunday, 22 March 2015 05:51

NYSBCA to Hold School Bus Demonstration Day

The New York School Bus Contractors Association (NYSBCA) will be having a School Bus Safety Demonstration Day in collaboration with the Suffolk Region PTA on March 25.
  • Last modified on Friday, 20 March 2015 00:31

Accuride Increases Brake Slack Adjuster Warranty

Accuride announced that it has extended its warranty on Gunite Automatic Slack Adjusters for school buses to cover four years or 400,000 miles as a result of improved manufacturing processes.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 18 March 2015 15:30

Safe Routes Announces New Executive Director

Cassandra Isidro will be taking the reins of the Safe Routes to School National Partnership as executive director effective April 6, the organization announced.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 18 March 2015 18:58

FMCSA App Provides Safety Data on Bus Companies

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced a new smartphone app called QCMobile that allows for more convenient access to currently available online safety performance information for interstate bus and…
  • Last modified on Friday, 03 April 2015 12:55

School Transportation News Named MAGGIE Award Finalist

School Transportation News magazine received word from the Western Publishing Association (WPA) that it is a MAGGIE Award finalist in the categories of Special Interest/Trade and Best News Story/Trade.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 17 March 2015 09:43

AASA Names Lanoue Superintendent of the Year

Philip Lanoue, superintendent of the Clarke County School District in Athens, Georgia received the Superintendent of the Year award from the American Association of School Administrators at the National Conference…
  • Last modified on Monday, 16 March 2015 16:50

Contractor Donates School Bus for Search and Rescue Training

School bus contractor First Student recently gave a retired school bus to the Penn Vet Working Dog Center in Philadelphia. The center trains dogs in detection, such as locating explosives…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 12 March 2015 14:15

Joe Leggett New VP of Sales at Collins

Collins Bus announced that Joe Leggett is taking on the role of vice president of sales. In this position, Leggett is be responsible for leading sales efforts around the U.S.…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 11 March 2015 18:21