Saturday, November 28, 2020

Safety

New TSA Advisory Committee Targets Increased Information Sharing Between Transportation Modes

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials discussed a new committee designed to better inform various surface transportation operators on security risks to the National Association...

Marijuana Use Dominates Positive Drug Testing Rates of Commercial Drivers

A federal drug and alcohol clearinghouse implemented in January for commercial drivers reported nearly 40,500 positive tests through the end of September, with over...
Evidence of the fire’s intensity is displayed by the Kansas City school bus hood, in this screen capture from a Fox4 broadcast.

Student Transporters Share Experiences with School Bus Fire Suppression Systems

Industry experts discussed the ins and outs of fire suppression systems on school buses, focusing on how the systems actually work and the importance...
A fatal school bus crash in Meigs County, Tennessee on Oct. 27, resulted in the death of the school bus and student passenger. Eight other student passengers were injured in this crash. Twitter/@THPChattanooga.

Update: Fatal Tennessee School Bus Crash Subject of Federal Investigation

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced it joined the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Tennesee Highway Patrol in an investigation into...

School Bus Safety Week Recognizes Student Transporters Nationwide

Whether school districts celebrated the annual National School Bus Safety Week by promoting school bus safety to parents and students or by recognizing school...

Training Bus Drivers for the Worst: Proactive Response Can Save Lives

In recent years, much attention has been paid to preparing schools for that all-too-possible horrific moment, for example when a current or former student...

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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