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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...

Healthy Reaction to Stress Requires Mindfulness, Expert Tells NASDPTS Webinar

Transporting students is a stressful job. The physical and mental toll has only been exacerbated by the current COVID-19 pandemic. But the response largely hasn’t...

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...

Experts Share Tips for Re-engaging Students with Special Needs During Reopening

With COVID-19 resulting in more recent school closures nationwide for the first time since the beginning of March, re-engaging students and parents can be...

TSD Virtual: What Student Transporters Need to Know About Their Students

A three-part series on the Fundamentals of Special Needs Transportation was offered to attendees at this year’s virtual Transporting Students with Disabilities and Special...

TSD Virtual Debunks Common Assumptions When Transporting Students with Special Needs

Conference fan-favorite Patrick Mulick began his presentation during the TSD Virtual conference on Tuesday with good news, a welcome change from the seemingly constant...

School District, Bus Contractor Partnerships Vital When Transporting Special Needs Students

A TSD Virtual session on Tuesday shared the importance of bus contractors and school districts communicating and cooperating to fulfill the responsibilities of safe...

Medical Expert Breaks Down Guidance of Transporting Students Amid COVID-19

A leading pediatrician and member of an American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) workgroup on transporting students with special health needs broke down COIVD-19 school...

Temple Grandin Shares Expert Perspective on Autism Spectrum During TSD Virtual

Temple Grandin, a professor of animal sciences at Colorado State University, broke down various traits of the autism spectrum for attendees of the inaugural...

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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