Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Drivers

Arizona Transportation Director Shares Concerns About Driver Fatigue Amid Shortage

As the challenge of finding school bus drivers persists, one student transporter in the Phoenix area noted driver fatigue is also an issue following...
Photo taken on from Sept. 24, 2021, of the scene where school bus driver Richard Lenhart was stabbed to death while on board the bus. (Photo from Pasco Police Facebook Page.)

Washington School Bus Driver Stabbed to Death with Students on Board

Richard Lenhart, a 72-year-old school bus driver for Pasco School District in Washington state, was stabbed to death by an intruder while elementary students...

CDC Joins FDA in Promoting COVID-19 Booster Shot for At-Risk Employees

School bus drivers who want a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine take note. Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease...
School Bus loading children

Massachusetts Governor Calls in National Guard Troops as School Bus Drivers

Some Chelsea Public Schools students north of Boston will soon be greeted by soldiers behind the wheel of their school buses. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker...

Driver Shortage Worsens as School Bus Only CDL Gains Support

As discussed during a recent webinar hosted by the three national associations, the school bus driver shortage is one of the worst experienced by...

Georgia Bus Driver Dies After School Bus Rolls Over Her

Georgia school bus driver Sandra Goodman was killed in the Landmark Christian School’s parking lot after her own vehicle ran her over. Goodman, 66, was...

October 2021

This issue of School Transportation News contains articles on succession planning for transportation operations, utilizing grants to increase affordability...
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Buyer’s Guide 2021

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