A bill to be introduced in the U.S. Congress by Reps. Josh Gottheimer, D-N.J., John Faso, R-N.Y., aims to make it harder for individuals with motor vehicle violations to drive school buses.
Grant experts at consulting company Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA) have introduced a free online tool to assist school districts and school bus contractors that are looking to apply for Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Fund monies.
A U.S. House Appropriations subcommittee has approved its draft of the fiscal year 2019 Labor, Health & Human Services and Education funding bill.
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation celebrated the passage of legislation that will increase and enhance random testing of school bus drivers for the presence of drugs or alcohol. Specifically, NYAPT announced that the legislature has passed S.2587E/A.208E, sponsored by Senator Carl Marcellino (R-Syosset) and Assembly Member Donna Lupardo (D-Binghamton).
A 39-year-old former clerk with the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) received a seven-year state prison sentence for selling commercial driver’s licenses to over 220 school bus driver candidates.
Due to technology concerns, the Federal Motor Carrier Administration extended certain provisions of the Medical Examiner’s Certification Integration final rule, which establishes guidelines for reporting and processing medical information from school bus drivers and other CDL holders.