Iowa Transportation Directors Say Seatbelts are a Step in Right Direction

As student transportation directors across Iowa are purchasing school buses with lap/shoulder seatbelts to comply with a new state law, many are in favor...
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New App Targets Increased School Bus Uptime, Cost Savings

Cummins, Inc. and Zonar Systems announced in December that they concluded developing over-the-air or remote engine updates and a related mobile app that delivers...
Stock photo of student bullying on a school bus.

Lessons in Managing Student Behavior on the School Bus

It’s a great responsibility for school bus drivers to navigate the roads on a mission to safely deliver students to their schools and homes....
Ken Hedgecock has been a mainstay at school bus manufacturer Thomas Built Buses for the better part of the past four decades. He is retiring from Thomas Bus but remaining in the school bus industry.

The Education of Ken Hedgecock

After a total of four decades spent working for Thomas Built Buses in one way or another, Ken Hedgecock is hanging up his jersey,...

January 2020

Our first issue of 2020 commences with articles about customer service, training, and installation for new technology,...
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International Walk and Bike to School Day Held at Over 5,000...

Over 5,000 schools nationwide participated in Safe Routes for School’s annual event. Schools invited law enforcement agencies, local officials, parents and students to participate...
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School Bus Security Threatened this Month

A bipartisan resolution was introduced in the U.S. House that seeks to designate September as National School Bus Safety and Security Month. Several incidents this...

January 2020

Our first issue of 2020 commences with articles about customer service, training, and installation for new technology, as well as recognizing some of the...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information for state, national and federal agencies, manufacturers,...

Show Reporter 2019

Readers can now review the highlights of the 2019 NAPT and NASDPTS conference in Columbus, Ohio. Inside Local Readers Weigh in on the School Bus Driver Shortage While...

November 2019

Meet our 2019 Transportation Director of the Year, Greg Jackson, from Jefferson County Schools in Colorado. This month’s issue also covers electric school buses,...