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Colorado Court Ruling Stresses Importance of Documenting Employee Illnesses

Chronic nausea that is associated with taking medication might not seem like a big deal. But if you don’t formally report it to your...
Miller Transportation buses outside of Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis

Riding in Style: School Districts Go Extra Mile for Extracurricular Trips

Charter and field trips add complexity to student transportation operations, but school districts say they are worth the extra expense to support learning and...
Ride share customer and passenger sitting in the backseat of a car while using the rideshare application in smartphone to give rating to the driver. Commuter and rider giving review in phone taxi app.

Not Your Parent’s Carpool: Growth of Non-School Bus Transportation & Rideshare

Students riding to school in passenger vehicles is nothing new. What has changed is the person and companies that are driving them. As an alternative...

Are Teachers an Answer to the School Bus Driver Shortage?

Prince William County Public Schools in Virginia is experiencing the national school bus driver shortage and location challenges. One of the schools there, Parkside...
School bus driver Gary Wozniak of Koch Bus hands a student a “Success Ticket” as part of a Positive Behavior and Intervention Supports program used for student transportation at Intermediate District 287 near Minneapolis. Also pictured, (left) is Laury Force, a job coach at Ann Bremeer Education Center, and (far right), Transportation Manager Amy Tiedens.

The Impact of a Simple Smile

The school day starts the minute the child leaves his or her home and boards the school bus. The bus driver, then, has the...
The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a board meeting on June 18, 2019, to determine the probable cause of the fatal, Dec. 12, 2017, Oakland, Iowa, school bus fire. (Source: Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office.)

School Bus Driver in Fatal 2017 Iowa Fire Couldn’t Walk Unassisted

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will hold an open public board meeting on June 18 to announce the probable cause of the...
Martin Winterkorn is accused of fraudulently promoting Volkswagen clean diesel technology during over 20 visits to various auto shows while he was the CEO and chairman of Volkswagen AG’s Board of Management. (Source: U.S. SEC.)

Fallout Over Federal Charges Against Volkswagen, Former CEO Remains Unclear

In the aftermath of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charging Volkswagen AG, its former CEO and two subsidiaries with securities fraud surrounding...
Nine out of 10 school districts in the U.S. and Canada are not currently using 360-degree camera systems to detect children at school bus stops.

Child Detection in the Danger Zone

While new School Transportation News research indicates that nine out of 10 school districts in the U.S. and Canada are not currently using 360-degree camera...

Florida Community Discusses School Bus Stop Safety Amid Recent Tragedies

In this past school year, two young girls were hit and killed by motorists while waiting at or walking from their bus stop in...
Jefferson County School buses drives out of the lot.

Colorado Reconsiders Inter-District Transportation of Students

Colorado officially repealed a sneaky piece of legislation that attempted to crack open transportation between school districts last year. Still, the question of how...

July 2019

Developing trust, a safety culture, driver appreciation and more. Read the full July 2019 Issue here. Cover Story Retention Starts...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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