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Larry Minor, FMCSA associate administrator for policy, discussed the FMCSA entry-level driver training rules with attendees of the 51st Annual NASDPTS Conference on Oct. 15, 2019. (Photo by Taylor Hannon.)

Update: FMCSA Seeks to Propose Delay to Entry-Level Driver Training Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sighs of relief emanated from the audience at the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) annual conference...

School Bus Drivers: Use CBD Oil at Your Own Peril

Springfield Public School bus drivers in Missouri received a dire warning last month about using cannabidiol (CBD) oil, possibly causing them to test positive...
Ariel Rodriguez stands with an IC Bus.

October 2019

Meet our 2019 Rising Superstars in this month’s issue. Then read about the growing popularity of seatbelts, augmented and virtual reality training, and what...
The crime scene of the murdered school bus driver in Columbus, Ohio. (NBC4 broadcast screen capture.)

‘Great Guy’ Ohio School Bus Driver Stabbed to Death on Way...

Columbus City Schools bus driver John Clinedinst, 54, was fatally stabbed to death outside his home in what local police and prosecutors say is...
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School Bus Security Threatened this Month

A bipartisan resolution was introduced in the U.S House that seeks to designate September as National School Bus Safety and Security Month. Several incidents...

Update: Student Called 911 on Drunk School Bus Driver

A school bus driver from Longview School District in Washington was arrested on Sept. 12 for driving under the influence. The driver had already...
Applicants to become bus drivers at Bryan ISD in Texas train to pass their CDL permit test. The school district now has 100 percent of its route filled for the 2019-2020 school year, and backup drivers to fill in when needed.

Texas School District Reverses School Bus Driver Shortage with Pay-to-Train Program

Many school districts and transportation professionals have attempted to solve the driver shortage dilemma at their school district. Simeon Gates, assistant director of transportation...
A school bus security drill . (Photo courtesy of Chris Ellison, Eugene School District in Oregon.)

House Resolution Seeks to Recognize Security Benefits of U.S. School Buses

A new bipartisan resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives seeks to designate September as National School Bus Safety and Security Month. If passed,...

How Vehicle Maintenance Software Helps Keep Your School Buses Going

Does your district or company own a large fleet of school buses? Is it difficult to keep track of each vehicle? Are you facing...
A school bus in Mississippi drove off the road and rolled several times. The school bus driver died and seven students were injured on Sept. 10, 2019. Photo courtesy of CBS News.

Mississippi School Bus Driver Killed, Seven Students Injured in Rollover Crash

A school bus drove off the highway and rolled over several times on the side of the road on Tuesday. The school bus driver...

October 2019

Ariel Rodriguez stands with an IC Bus.
Meet our 2019 Rising Superstars in this month’s issue. Then read about the growing popularity of seatbelts,...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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