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Heroism award recipient Vikki Boyce Czechowicz poses with Manager Tonya Phillips. (Photo courtesy of STA.)

N.Y. Driver Recognized for Saving Children from School Bus Fire

School bus driver, Vikki Boyce Czechowicz has received the Heroism Award, presented by the New York State Education Department for her quick thinking when...
School bus driver was killed on Aug. 26, 2019 while conducting a dry run prior to the start of the school year. (Photo courtesy of WPXI.com.)

Pennsylvania School Bus Driver Stepped on Live Wires, Killed

In Beaver County, Pennsylvania, a school bus driver was driving a practice run on his school bus route prior to school starting this week,...

Tennessee School Bus Driver Laid to Rest in School Bus Casket

Wilson County, Tennessee school bus driver David Wright was laid to rest on Sunday in a school bus designed casket, reported Fox17 Nashville. Wright...
Laura Landis, a driver instructor, trainer and recruiter for Prince William County Schools in Maryland, shows teachers Kevin Loughery, Ryan Wicka, Shannon Parker, Yonika Powell, and Sharon Harrison how to perform the exterior bus inspection during a Saturday class to become bus drivers held at Parkside Middle School. (Photo courtesy of Prince William Times; photo by Randy Litzinger.)

NASDPTS Seeks Expanded Delay of New Entry-Level Driver Training Rule

The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) asked the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to postpone all aspects...

Florida Rule Requires School Bus Staff Training on CPR, First Aid

The Florida State Board of Education announced on July 17 an amendment to rules 6A-3.0121 and 6A-3.0141 that will make it a requirement to...

School Bus Driver Killed On Way to First Day of School

Hillsborough County Public Schools in Florida is mourning the death of a long-time school bus driver, who was killed in an automobile crash as...
A trainer for PTSI, Betty Hughes, discussed student dragging incidents at the STN EXPO 2019 in Reno on July 29.

‘Check the Door Once More’ to Avoid School Bus Dragging Incidents

In the past 10 years, 31 children across North America were dragged by their school bus, including two who were killed. While 29 children...
Ken Patterson received a check from Bob Funk at Express Employment of Oklahoma, in recognition of his 20 years of school bus driving. (Photo courtesy of Oklahoma's News 4.)

School Bus Driver Wins MVP Express Personnel Award

School bus driver Ken Patterson at Western Heights School District in Oklahoma has received the Most Valuable Performer (MVP) Express Personnel Award, which is...
Safety Vision interior school bus camera

District Saves Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars Thanks to Bus Video...

Wallenpaupack School District in Pennsylvania relies on Safety Vision’s mobile surveillance system for more than bus driver and student safety. By thinking outside the...
A table at the 2019 Transportation Director Summit at STN EXPO Reno is deep in discussion.

STN EXPO Crowdsources Solutions to Pressing Industry Problems

Amid the tranquil setting of Incline Village in Reno’s Lake Tahoe area, Transportation Director Summit participants and sponsor partners discussed how to be smart...

November 2019

Greg Jackson of Jefferson County Schools poses with a Blue Bird School Bus
Meet our 2019 Transportation Director of the Year, Greg Jackson, from Jefferson County Schools in Colorado. This...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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