Safety & Security

Pennsylvania Driver Wins International Safety Contest

Larry Hannon of Centennial School District in Warminster, Pa., captured his fifth International School Bus Driver Safety Competition over the weekend as he edged George Soverns of Rittenhouse Bus Lines, Inc., in Smock, Pa., in the conventional bus category by a score of 677-675.

NHTSA Teaches What Not to Do with Child Restraints

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If Missouri pupil transporters were installing child restraints on school buses without knowing each child’s weight beforehand, they won’t be making the same mistakes again after attending the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s "10 Common Mistakes Found on a School Bus" one-day course.

Blue Bird, Navistar Order Recalls

Both Navistar International, the parent company of IC Bus, and Blue Bird Corporation have implemented voluntary recall campaigns for certain models of school buses, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Transportation Company Sponsors Sleep Apnea Program

WAUKEHSA, Wis. — In the last few years sleep apnea, a common and treatable sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing during sleep, and driver fatigue have become hot topics in the transportation industry as they can lead to dangerous situations.

Company Donates Solar Lights for Bus Shelter

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — After a rash of accidents involving children loading and unloading from their school buses last fall, the City of Port St. Lucie has begun installing a number of bus shelters as a way of providing safe areas for students as they wait to board their buses.