North Carolina Teen Dies After Jumping Out of Moving School Bus

A 17-year-old Parkland High School student died from injuries sustained after jumping out of his school bus while it was still in motion. The incident...
Denny Coughlin, owner of the School Bus Training Company and Regina Shirk, a school bus driver for University Place School District in Washington, embrace a after an emotional evacuation drill at the 2023 TSD Conference.

Emotions Run High During TSD Conference School Bus Evacuation Class

FRISCO, Texas – Regina Shirk, a school bus driver for University Place School District in Washington, stepped out of the “smoke” filled bus in...
Dawn Kilgore and Carol Moore from Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District were the first place driver-monitor team for the 2023 roadeo held during the TSD Conference. They are flanked on the left by Michael Grom, the director of sales for para-transit, school and mobility market at Q'straint/Sure-lok, and on the far right by Trisha Nolen, Q'straint/Sure-lok Southern Regional Manager. (Photo by Vincent Rios Creative.)

Texas Teams Dominate Roadeo Competition Held at TSD Conference

FRISCO, Texas — A school bus driver-monitor team from Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District in Texas took home first place, while Plano ISD teams came in...
Shelly Rutledge, the lead school psychologist in sexual incident assessment and management for Salem-Keizer Public Schools in Oregon, discusses problematic sexual behaviors during her TSD Conference keynote presentation on Nov. 18, 2023.

Psychologist Shares How to Navigate Problematic Sexual Behaviors on School Bus

FRISCO, Texas — “Who’s ready to talk about sex?” Shelly Rutledge asked to kick off her keynote presentation at the TSD Conference. Rutledge, the lead...

Transportation Panel Confirms Modern Technology, Human Touch Aid Efficiency

FRISCO, Texas – A Saturday panel of transportation managers discussed leveraging routing technology for more efficient and comprehensive transportation at the TSD Conference. Zach Moren,...
Legal expert Betsey Helfrich presented a keynote session discussing legal considerations when transporting students with special needs. The keynote was given on Nov. 17, 2023 at the TSD Conference.

TSD Conference Speakers Share Legal Expertise, Review Headline Cases

FRISCO, Texas – Special education law attorney Betsey Helfrich explained the implications of federal regulations regarding transportation of students with special needs and disabilities...

November 2023

It's time to introduce the new Transportation Director of the Year, Teresa Fleming, executive director of transportation services at...

Buyer’s Guide 2023

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


Are you eying any new transportation technology purchases in 2024?
0 votes