Friday, February 3, 2023

Special Reports

A still image from a Chesterfield, South Carolina school bus video shows a student attacking a nonverbal 4-year-old girl in 2018. (Image taken from YouTube/Queen City News)

South Carolina Case Highlights Need for Attendants on School Buses

A special investigative report that aired in December on television station Queen City News in Charlotte, North Carolina, detailed a 2018 incident in neaby...

Planning Ahead for a U.S. Chip Shortage That Could Worsen

In the U.S. there is a chip shortage. More specifically, electronic chip procurement and sourcing has moved offshore. Recently, this has been problematic during...

The Ramifications of Late School Buses

Research shows that COVID-19 has had an adverse effect on education worldwide. However, plummeting grades didn’t simply begin with the difficulty of adjusting to...
A electric school bus being charged. Interest in electric is expanding across the U.S.

Do Charging Infrastructure Challenges for Trucking Industry Correlate to School Buses?

With the largest round of funds to date for electric school buses hitting districts, the topic of charging infrastructure and utility programs is top...
Kala Henkensiefken (at right), the special education transportation manager for Bemidji Area Schools in Minnesota, discusses the importance of proper evacuation strategies for students with disabilities during the TSD Conference on Nov. 10, 2022. She was joined by Diandra Neugent (far left), the transportation manager for the Community Council of Idaho, and Launi Harden, a consultant and retired director of transportation for Washington County School District in Utah.

What’s In your School Bus Evacuation Plan?

“Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face,” professional boxer Mike Tyson once said. And while the quote may not seem fitting...
Clark County School District in Nevada has its own DMV-certified test course located at the Mathew B. Wallace Transportation Center.

Ins, Outs of Training School Bus Driver Applicants in Las Vegas

There is always much to consider when overseeing a school transportation training department. The challenges are never-ending, especially when overseeing the fifth-largest school district...

February 2023

Learn more about student transportation staff and rider safety in the latest issue! Read articles on securing school bus...

Buyer’s Guide 2023

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


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