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Watch: Videos Highlight School Bus Drivers in the Sunshine State

Orange Country Public Schools in Florida hosted the kick-off event for the 13th annual Love the Bus celebrations, promoted by the American School Bus...
Marissa Plancher, (first row, second from left) used Love the Bus Month to show her transportation staff at Metuchen School District in New Jersey how much they mean to her.

New Jersey Student Transporter is Sweet on Her School Bus Drivers

A New Jersey school district transportation leader took advantage of Love the Bus month to show her appreciation to her newly inherited staff. Marissa...
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New CDL Clearinghouse Flags 8,000 Driver Substance-Abuse Violations in First Weeks

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said its commercial driver’s license (CDL) drug and alcohol clearinghouse that launched last month is working as intended. The...
Wisconsin school bus driver Rick Krause with student Arianna Peggs. Krause said he loves developing caring relationship with his students and their parents. Facebook/Parenting the Principal.

Wisconsin School Bus Driver Develops Mutual Respect With Student Riders

A Wisconsin school bus driver is developing caring relationships with his student riders and parents and gaining their respect, all while having fun. One of...
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School Bus Driver Traffic Violations May Become Public in New York

The number of speeding tickets a school bus driver has accumulated, or worse, may become public knowledge if a new bill in New York’s...

Delaware School Bus Driver Charged with Reckless Endangering, Vehicular Assault

A Delaware school bus driver is being charged with reckless endangering and vehicular assault after reportedly slamming on the bus’ brakes because students were...
Transportation staff members at Orange County Public Schools in Florida pose with a school bus during the Love the Bus event on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. The event is hosted by the American School Bus Council every year. (Photo courtesy of Kim Frye.)

Love the Bus Month Kicks Off in Central Florida

Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) in Florida hosted the 13th annual American School Bus Council (ASBC) “Love the Bus” event on Feb. 4 that...

Washington State School Bus Driver Rescues Child Following Carjacking

A Sultan School District #311 school bus driver in Washington is being lauded for her quick thinking for stopping to pick up a 9-year-old...

FMCSA Releases Advice on New CDL Alcohol and Drug Clearinghouse

While the FMCSA’s CDL clearinghouse query database is not available for access yet for school districts or contractors to use, what can they do...
An entry-level school bus driver performs behind-the-wheel training. (Image courtesy of FMCSA.)

FMCSA Delays Minimum Training Requirements Final Rule for 2 Years

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is announcing a long-anticipated, two-year delay in the deadline to comply with its entry-level driver training rule,...

March 2020

This month’s issue features articles about securing wheelchairs on school buses, student tracking and contracting out transportation...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information...