Friday, December 4, 2020

Drivers

New Hampshire School Bus Driver Dies in Crash

A school bus driver died after being involved in a crash while transporting students to school in Hanover, New Hampshire. Heather Billingham was driving students...

FMCSA Relaxes Random Alcohol, Drug Testing Requirements During COVID-19

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is providing leeway to commercial transportation organizations including school districts and private bus companies that can’t satisfy...
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FMCSA Further Extends Expiring Licenses, Certifications Amid COVID-19 Pandemic 

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) extended a previous waiver of expiring driver’s license and medical examiner’s certificates by an additional 90 days,...

FMCSA Issues Commercial Driver Pre-Employment Testing Extension Until Fall

School bus drivers seeking to return to work following COVID-19 furloughs of at least 30 consecutive days are exempted from pre-employment alcohol and drug...
An entry-level school bus driver performs behind-the-wheel training. (Image courtesy of FMCSA.)

California Approves Virtual Training for School Bus Driver Certifications

As school districts grapple with bus driver training needs amid ongoing COVID-19 physical distancing requirements, the California Department of Education’s Office of School Transportation...

Compliance with School Bus Driver Drug, Alcohol Testing Tricky During Closures

A study by the University of Southern California found that as more people are forced to stay indoors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, alcohol...

November 2020

This month’s issue features articles on the transportation director of the year, Todd Watkins of Montgomery County Public Schools...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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

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