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Meet New Leaders at the State Level

In the last year, new individuals have joined the school bus industry at the state level. Mike Pickens from West Virginia and Sergeant Chris Kath from Indiana are two of…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 12:13

Experts Share How to Prevent Disease in Schools, Buses

For months, Americans have seen images of Ebola patients in Africa on the news, but now there are two cases on our soil, one in Nebraska and one in Texas.…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 12:18

Rx for Bullying: Positive Behavior Programs That Build Support

Though headlines have blared about violence on the yellow bus just weeks into the new school year, school officials affirm that anti-bullying programs are making a difference for students across…
  • Last modified on Friday, 24 October 2014 12:47

Why KPIs Need to Be Applied to a School Bus Operation

Successful school bus district and contractor operations supervisors, safety supervisors and maintenance supervisors are heavily involved in setting specific targets for key performance indicators (KPIs) most closely tied to regulatory…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 12:18

Bus Roadeo Champion Remains Humble Amid Record Wins

Larry Hannon of Warminster, Pa., might just be the best school bus driver ever. He is the winner of a record eight National School Transportation Association (NSTA) International Safety Competitions,…
  • Last modified on Monday, 18 August 2014 17:26

Women Discuss Life as School Bus Mechanics

Dawn Lair manages a fleet of eight school buses, four vans, three cars and five trucks in the Live Oak Unified School District in northern California. She is one of…
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A Year of Grief and Healing: Counseling Dale County Students

The saying goes, “time heals all wounds.” But that amount of time is different for everyone, and sometimes some wounds aren’t mended completely, though the individual has learned to deal…
  • Last modified on Friday, 24 October 2014 12:45

Back in the Game: District CFO Returns to Transportation Roots

Over the summer Charles "Josh" Davis, accepted the director of transportation position at Henrico County Public Schools serving the Richmond, Va., area after being the chief financial officer at Albermarle…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 12:56

NAPT and State Officials Share Lessons Learned in Dubai

With the 2013 NAPT Summit weeks away, student transportation professionals are looking forward to learning from others, addressing common issues and creating positive working relationships — goals the national organization…
  • Last modified on Friday, 24 October 2014 13:21