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Katrina Falk, director of transportation for Shelby Eastern Schools in Indiana, wanted to be a school bus driver since she was in second grade.

Indiana Transportation Director Falk Lives Dream Job Every Single Day

Like many young children who have the hope of one day becoming a doctor, police officer or firefighter, Katrina Falk knew exactly what she...
Blue Bird School Bus

Carmel Clay Schools Receives Indiana’s First Blue Bird Electric School Bus

CARMEL, Ind. — Carmel Clay Schools welcomed the first all-electric school bus to Indiana, as a part of its initiative to move to greener,...
Photo from the NTSB report on State Route 25 in the aftermath of three siblings being hit and killed by a motorist who illegally passed the stopped school bus in rural Rochester County, Indiana. (Source: Fulton County Sheriff’s Office.)

NTSB Provides Further Details on 2018 Fatal Indiana School Bus Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board discussed in a webinar on Wednesday the factors leading up to the fatal Rochester, Indiana, school bus crash, and...
A new program at West Clark Community Schools in Indiana encourages school bus drivers and aides to read to students. Photo courtesy of Karie Kahafer.

Indiana School Bus Drivers Read to Students During COVID-19 School Closures

An Indiana school district has gotten creative in finding ways to continue to foster the relationship between school bus drivers and student riders. While...
School bus driver at Knox Community School Corporation

School Bus Driver, Grandson Save Family from Gas Leak During Meal...

Gerald Shadrix and grandson Landen have been delivering meals to students in Starke County, Indiana since schools closed in-person learning a month ago. Little...

School Bus Meal Program Fosters Community Connections Throughout Indiana County

The meal delivery program in Starke County, Indiana, not only connects the community with the school. It also fosters stronger relationships from the volunteers,...
Photo from the NTSB report on State Route 25 in the aftermath of three siblings being hit and killed by a motorist who illegally passed the stopped school bus in rural Rochester County, Indiana. (Source: Fulton County Sheriff’s Office.)

NTSB Releases Full Final Report of Fatal Indiana School Bus Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board released its full and final Highway Accident Report on the fatal Oct. 30, 2018, school bus crash in Rochester,...
School bus inspections are one of the transportation related items Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb provided flexibility to in his Executive Order 20-20 relating to the COVID-19 closures. Image courtesy of Stertil Koni.

Indiana Governor Provides Student Transportation Departments with Flexibility

An executive order issued by Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb provides flexibility to school districts in how they conduct school bus drills, inspections and driver...
Photo from the NTSB report on State Route 25 in the aftermath of three siblings being hit and killed by a motorist who illegally passed the stopped school bus in rural Rochester County, Indiana. (Source: Fulton County Sheriff’s Office.)

NTSB: Lack of School-Bus Stop Awareness Caused Fatal 2018 Indiana Collision

The National Transportation Safety Board said eliminating or limiting student crossing to and from school bus stops as well as improved training to identify...
A car passes a school bus during a closed-road demonstration by Safe Fleet at the STN EXPO Indianapolis on June 9. 2019. Technology exists to both capture video of passing vehicles and alert students and bus drivers if other motorists are not stopping for the school bus. (Photo by Taylor Hannon.)

NTSB to Electronically Release Cause of Fatal Indiana School-Bus Illegal Passing

The ongoing coronavirus outbreak forced the cancellation of a scheduled April 7 meeting of the National Transportation Safety Board to release investigative findings and...

July 2020

July 2020 Cover
This month’s issue features articles about the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on school bell times and...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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