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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...

FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Registration Now Open

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced that users can now create secure online accounts in the new...
A student's mother fights with a school bus employee on Sept. 19, 2019. (Photo courtesy of CBS Denver.)

No Criminal Charges Filed in Denver School Bus Altercation

The Denver district attorney has refused to file criminal charges in response to a physical altercation between two Denver Public School (DPS) school bus...
Heroism award recipient Vikki Boyce Czechowicz poses with Manager Tonya Phillips. (Photo courtesy of STA.)

N.Y. Driver Recognized for Saving Children from School Bus Fire

School bus driver, Vikki Boyce Czechowicz has received the Heroism Award, presented by the New York State Education Department for her quick thinking when...
Laura Landis, a driver instructor, trainer and recruiter for Prince William County Schools in Maryland, shows teachers Kevin Loughery, Ryan Wicka, Shannon Parker, Yonika Powell, and Sharon Harrison how to perform the exterior bus inspection during a Saturday class to become bus drivers held at Parkside Middle School. (Photo courtesy of Prince William Times; photo by Randy Litzinger.)

NASDPTS Seeks Expanded Delay of New Entry-Level Driver Training Rule

The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) asked the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to postpone all aspects...

School Bus Driver Killed On Way to First Day of School

Hillsborough County Public Schools in Florida is mourning the death of a long-time school bus driver, who was killed in an automobile crash as...
Students loading bus

FMCSA Proposes Latest Rule to Alleviate Burdens to Obtaining CDL

The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is seeking to remove financial barriers for new CDL applicants who obtain their learner’s permit in...
School bus driving a rigorous road course

Winners Announced for 49th School Bus Driver International Safety Competition

The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) hosted its 49th Annual School Bus Driver International Safety Competition (SBDISC) in Austin, Texas over the weekend at...

FMCSA Announces Partial Delay of Entry-Level Driver Training Rules

The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) seeks to extend the compliance date for new entry-level driver training rules by exactly two years....
Scio bus driver Skip Torpey and bus monitor Linda Harris were recognized by their school district for helping save a woman’s life last month.

73-Year-Old School Bus Driver Performs CPR, Saves Woman’s Life

Skip Torpey, a bus driver for Scio Central School District in Allegheny County, New York, saved a woman’s life after finding her “blue and...

November 2019

Greg Jackson of Jefferson County Schools poses with a Blue Bird School Bus
Meet our 2019 Transportation Director of the Year, Greg Jackson, from Jefferson County Schools in Colorado. This...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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