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Glenda Klein, school bus driver at Osceola School District in Florida, retired on Dec. 20, 2019, after 46 years in the industry. Photo courtesy of Miguel Perez.

Florida School Bus Driver Retires After 46 Years Behind the Wheel

Through the ever-changing Central Florida weather, for 46 full years Glenda Klein has been delivering Osceola School District’s most precious cargo to and from...

Readers Nominate School Bus Drivers for 2020 ‘Hero’ Recognition

School bus drivers are responsible for transporting the nation’s most precious cargo to and from school daily, and these professionals rarely get the recognition...
David Jones, a school bus driver at Franklin Township Community School Corporation in Indiana, decorated his bus this year like the “Magic School Bus.”

School Bus Drivers Helping with Happy Hearts

School bus drivers across the nation are going above and beyond their call of duty, without thinking twice, in order to help the students...
A school bus driver was arrested for DUII after a Nov. 13, 2019 crash with 10 children on board. New evidence released on Dec. 4, 2019, indicates the driver was not under the influence of a controlled substance. (Photo courtesy of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.)

New Evidence Exonerates Oregon School Bus Driver Arrested for Intoxicated Driving

An Oregon school bus driver who was arrested last month after driving off the road with students on board will not be prosecuted for...
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Watch: Illinois School Bus Driver Arrested for Sipping Beer During Route

A contracted school bus driver in Aurora, Illinois was arrested for drinking beer while picking up students during a morning bus route last month....
A school bus driver was arrested for DUII after a Nov. 13, 2019 crash with 10 children on board. New evidence released on Dec. 4, 2019, indicates the driver was not under the influence of a controlled substance. (Photo courtesy of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.)

Watch: Oregon School Bus Driver Faces DUII Charges

An Oregon school bus driver was arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII), after he reportedly drove a school bus off the road and into...
An NTSB investigator enters the damaged school bus from the Chattanooga crash. NTSB officials immediately launched a Go Team to investigate the Nov. 21, 2016 crash. (Photo courtesy of the NTSB.)

School Bus Contractor Completes Nationwide Installation of Driver Event Recorders

In response to the fatal December 2016 school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Durham School Services, the largest subsidiary of National Express, LLC., has...
Photo courtesy of Richfield Public Schools.

Minnesota School District Retargets School Bus Driver Advertisements

While the never-ending headlines of school bus driver shortages continue to populate the national news, Richfield Public Schools near Minneapolis is reevaluating its employee...
Photo by David George.

Privatization of Ohio CDL Test Sites Provides School Districts with Choices

The current president of the Ohio Association for Pupil Transportation said that the new privatization of commercial driver’s license (CDL) test sites in Ohio...
Larry Minor, FMCSA associate administrator for policy, discussed the FMCSA entry-level driver training rules with attendees of the 51st Annual NASDPTS Conference on Oct. 15, 2019. (Photo by Taylor Hannon.)

Update: FMCSA Seeks to Propose Delay to Entry-Level Driver Training Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sighs of relief emanated from the audience at the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) annual conference...

January 2020

Our first issue of 2020 commences with articles about customer service, training, and installation for new technology,...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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