School bus driver Gary Wozniak of Koch Bus hands a student a “Success Ticket” as part of a Positive Behavior and Intervention Supports program used for student transportation at Intermediate District 287 near Minneapolis. Also pictured, (left) is Laury Force, a job coach at Ann Bremeer Education Center, and (far right), Transportation Manager Amy Tiedens.

The Impact of a Simple Smile

The school day starts the minute the child leaves his or her home and boards the school bus. The bus driver, then, has the...
The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a board meeting on June 18, 2019, to determine the probable cause of the fatal, Dec. 12, 2017, Oakland, Iowa, school bus fire. (Source: Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office.)

School Bus Driver in Fatal 2017 Iowa Fire Couldn’t Walk Unassisted

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will hold an open public board meeting on June 18 to announce the probable cause of the...
Martin Winterkorn is accused of fraudulently promoting Volkswagen clean diesel technology during over 20 visits to various auto shows while he was the CEO and chairman of Volkswagen AG’s Board of Management. (Source: U.S. SEC.)

Fallout Over Federal Charges Against Volkswagen, Former CEO Remains Unclear

In the aftermath of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charging Volkswagen AG, its former CEO and two subsidiaries with securities fraud surrounding...
Nine out of 10 school districts in the U.S. and Canada are not currently using 360-degree camera systems to detect children at school bus stops.

Child Detection in the Danger Zone

While new School Transportation News research indicates that nine out of 10 school districts in the U.S. and Canada are not currently using 360-degree camera...

Florida Community Discusses School Bus Stop Safety Amid Recent Tragedies

In this past school year, two young girls were hit and killed by motorists while waiting at or walking from their bus stop in...
Jefferson County School buses drives out of the lot.

Colorado Reconsiders Inter-District Transportation of Students

Colorado officially repealed a sneaky piece of legislation that attempted to crack open transportation between school districts last year. Still, the question of how...

May 2019

New school bus technology addresses illegal passing, child detection systems, student behavior on the bus and more....
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School Bus Safety Legislation Introduced

In May 2018, a school bus crashed with a dump truck in Paramus, New Jersey, killing one student and teacher. The bus driver reportedly...
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School Bus Stop Safety

Data collected by School Transportation News, as of May 17, 2019, found that 17 deaths and 56 injuries have taken place at school bus...

May 2019

New school bus technology addresses illegal passing, child detection systems, student behavior on the bus and more. Read the full May 2019 issue here. Cover...

April 2019

Superintendent of the year, contracting out student transportation, growing school districts and more. Read the full April 2019 Issue here. Cover Story  Making Change Dr. Curtis Jones,...

March 2019

Proper securement of students with special needs, fire evacuation drills and video surveillance on the school bus. Read the full March 2019 Issue Cover Story Proper...

February 2019

The school bus garage issue focuses on the ideal shop, mechanic training and combating maintenance issues.  Read the full February 2019 Issue.  Cover Story  Garage Evolution  George Davis...