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Total Recall: Managing Fixes to Bus Defects: Focus on Details

Vehicle or equipment recalls can be a rather mundane part of school bus maintenance operations. But media, regulatory and even parental scrutiny over yellow...

Challenges, Opportunities in the Ever-Changing School Bus Garage

The increasing complexity of transportation has made the automotive technician one of the most technically demanding occupations, as well as one of the most...

What the Jayme Closs Kidnapping Means to School Bus Stop Safety

A child abduction case in Wisconsin that recently made international headlines has refocused attention on school bus stop safety. The role that bus drivers...

Student Transporters Constantly Adapt to Weather Conditions

School transportation departments nationwide take different approaches to combat the various weather conditions in their regions. In November, Winter Storm Bruce brought cancelled flights and...

Decisions, Decisions

School bus technology is more advanced than ever—and it doesn’t stop marching ahead. But the process of choosing the right solution when upgrading equipment...

Retaliation Lawsuit Over Former Transportation Director Returns to Court

The lawsuit between Yonkers City School District and its former transportation director is heading down a long and bumpy road. In November, the school...

School Bus Industry Addresses Illegal Passing Deaths

Multiple instances of students being hurt or killed by motorists driving near school bus stops or illegally passing school buses have made the national...

On Fire for School Bus Safety

A live action event held for NAPT Summit and NASDPTS Conference attendees on Oct. 27, 2018 provided a real-world look at how training and...

Is Improved Student Behavior Just a Click Away?

While some transportation professionals do have reservations about mandatory lap-shoulder seat belts, more local school districts are enacting policies that require them. Federal Motor Vehicle...

The Role of Number of Work Hours in Retaining and Attracting Drivers

The rate of school bus driver pay is not the only factor in retaining and recruiting drivers, as discussed in the October magazine edition...

March 2019

The March issue of School Transportation News focuses on transporting students with disabilities. The topics focus on proper...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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