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Why I’m a School Bus Seatbelt Convert

While attending the 1986 dedication of a transit center in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, I overheard the mayor tell the governor that he had never...
Mike Simmons, the senior transportation manager for the Arkansas Department of Education, is holding a baby cub. Simmons retired from his current position two and a half years ago to work for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Arkansas’ Simmons Couldn’t Stay Away from the School Bus Industry

Mike Simmons returned to the Arkansas Department of Education as senior transportation manager recently, after leaving his position two and a half years ago...
The new transportation director for Bryant School District, Scott Curtis. (Photo from Arkansas Online, Sam Pierce.)

Arkansas School District Hires a New Transportation Director

Ensuring student safety is the most important goal for the new transportation director at Bryant School District in Arkansas, reported the arkansasonline.com. Related: Another Great...

Bus Driver in Arkansas Helps Reading on her Route

Special education bus driver for Drew Central School District in Arkansas, Julie Callison, keeps a bucket of books in the front of her bus...

Gordon Becomes a Tropical Depression; Flash Floods Imminent

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Gordon had weakened to a tropical depression as it continued to head in a northwest direction.  NHC reported Thursday morning...

Tropical Storm Gordon Reaches Land, 1st Fatality Reported

Tropical Storm Gordon is continuing on its northwest trajectory through Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana as it barrels dead ahead into Arkansas. There have been...

Ohio Approves LED System to Shine Light on School Bus Crossing

The Ohio School Bus Advisory Group has approved the Gardian Angel school bus LED lighting system, making the Buckeye State the 17th in the...

May 2020

This month’s issue features articles about the coronavirus pandemic, the installation of lap/shoulder seatbelts, and mock casualty...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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