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Teamsters, First Student Sign ‘Historic Agreement’ for School Bus Driver Labor

Nine out of 10 bus drivers for First Student who are also members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters ratified a four-year, nationwide labor...

Roundup: Illinois School Districts Wary of a Budget-Cutting Future

As Gov. Pat Quinn attempts to deal with a $15 billion budget deficit, student transporters remain on pins and needles. Cinda Menenghetti, the director of...

Pa. Case Reminds Pupil Transporters About Importance of Communication

An on-going legal case in Pennsylvania has a direct impact on how school transportation departments involve special education departments and private bus contractors in...

Q&A: U.S. Department of Education’s Kevin Jennings on School Bus Bullying

About a month after he appeared at the NAPT Summit in Portland, Ore., to discuss the problem of school bus bullying, School Transportation News...

DOT Publishes Final Rule on Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing

Effective Oct. 1, 2010, a new final rule governing alcohol and drug testing for commercial drivers includes guidance on the types of drugs tested...

FMCSA Launches Pre-Employment Screening Program for Commercial Drivers

WASHINGTON, DC — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has launched its Pre-Employment Screening Program to allow commercial motor carrier companies to electronically...

Driver Distraction

What is distracted driving? Nearly everyone in today's society has a cell phone. Or a BlackBerry. Or PDA. An iPod. Take your pick; someone...

IDEA Part B Final Regulations – Discipline Procedures

One of the difficult aspects of providing transportation service to students with disabilities is proper discipline on the bus. In Part B of the...

Final Rule on CDL Improvements: How Will It Affect Your Operations?

by the National School Transportation Association On July 31, 2002 the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published new rules affecting commercial drivers and...

School Bus Driver Unions and the Need for Special Understanding

We all know that drivers of students with special needs have to be special themselves. At a recent conference, one school transportation administrator bemoaned...

June 2019

The nationwide driver shortage, the accountability of school districts and school bus operators, school bus refurbishment and...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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