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‘Takin’ Care of Business’ with Common Sense

As Bachman-Turner-Overdrive sang, “We be takin’ care of business and workin’ overtime.” Takin’ care of school district business should include routes that actually make...
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Video Spotlight — FMCSA New Regulations

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued new regulations for driver training. Moving Ahead for Progress 2021, MAP21, is expected to save time...

Round Up: Bus Driver, Aide Behaviors Caught on Video

Several school bus officials are in the public eye for their alleged behaviors in the last two weeks. All of the incidents were reportedly...

Minnesota Celebrates ‘76,000 Reasons,’ School Bus Driver Appreciation Day

For the third consecutive year, Gov. Tim Walz signed a proclamation declaring a day in February as School Bus Driver Appreciation Day. This year,...
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Love the Bus Month Celebrates School Bus Drivers Nationwide

Since 2007, Love the Bus Month has become a national event that is celebrated by school districts and contractors, alike. The event is hosted...

Kansas School Bus Driver Unemployment Benefits Considered

TOPEKA, Kan. — On Feb. 19, Teamster school bus drivers went to the Kansas State Capitol to lobby on behalf of SB 38 and...

Railroad Crossing Safety Advocate Wants Proper School Bus Practices

Operation Lifesaver is using a recent school bus-train collision to refocus school bus driver attention on the importance of safely navigating railroad crossings. That’s...

Simulator Training Can Help School Districts Train New Drivers

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — As the economy strengthens, it becomes harder and harder to maintain the nation’s force of school bus drivers. Simulator training...

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...

School Bus Catches Fire in S.C. But Students Rescued by Bus...

A school bus caught fire after being rear-ended by another vehicle in Darlington County, South Carolina, reported thestate.com.  The bus driver is being credited as...

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...