October 2018

    See how districts are overcoming the driver shortage, and meet the 10 student transportation professionals who were chosen for this year’s Rising SuperStars feature.

    Read the Full October 2018 Issue. 

    Cover Story

    Tipping the Pay Scale
    School districts nationwide seek creative salary solutions and empowerment of school bus drivers, to address the historic issue of low pay, especially amid the competition of higher wages that are being offered by trucking companies.


    Rising Superstars
    Get to know these student transporters, if you haven’t already, for the excellence they’ve achieved and inspiration they are igniting in their teams and with their peers.

    Teamwork Keeps Parent Apps Accurate
    Routing data that is updated in real-time feeds information that parents demand on school bus arrival and student location.

    Feeling Fabulous
    NASDPTS prepares to celebrate a milestone birthday and accomplishments this month at its annual meeting in Kansas City.

    Meet the Vendors
    See what companies are exhibiting at the NAPT Summit Trade Show in Kansas City this month.

    Special Report

    Forecasting Wintertime Road Conditions is as Important as Heating the School Bus

    Dallas Lawsuit Seeks Taxpayer Relief from Stop-Arm Video Scandal

    Student Detection Systems Seek Removal of Some Danger from School Bus Stops



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    Thought Leader by Linda F. Bluth: Bus Attendants & Media Headlines, a wake-up call

    First Take by Ryan Gray: Road Wage

    Publisher Corner by Tony Corpin: The Social Network