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50th Annual National Loading Zone Survey Reports Two Student Fatalities

Student deaths in the school bus “Danger Zone” fell by 75 percent last school year, attendees of a virtual conference presented by the National...

New TSA Advisory Committee Targets Increased Information Sharing Between Transportation Modes

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials discussed a new committee designed to better inform various surface transportation operators on security risks to the National Association...

Marijuana Use Dominates Positive Drug Testing Rates of Commercial Drivers

A federal drug and alcohol clearinghouse implemented in January for commercial drivers reported nearly 40,500 positive tests through the end of September, with over...

Healthy Reaction to Stress Requires Mindfulness, Expert Tells NASDPTS Webinar

Transporting students is a stressful job. The physical and mental toll has only been exacerbated by the current COVID-19 pandemic. But the response largely hasn’t...

(STN Podcast E38) TSD Virtual Live Podcast #3: It Takes A Village For Empathetic Transportation

TSD Virtual attendees connected over the transportation of students with disabilities and special needs, which requires extra care and empathy to provide transportation as...

NASDPTS Unveils November Virtual Conference Program

Updates from five federal agencies as well as discussions on managing stress, using highway safety funds, and understanding special education service requirements highlight the...

National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 19–23) Promotes Safety Aspects of Yellow School Bus

Austin, Texas — Annually held during the third full week of October, National School Bus Safety Week encourages parents, students, teachers, motorists, school bus...

COVID-19 Claims Latest Conference Victim, This Time NASDPTS

The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services announced that it canceled this year’s annual conference scheduled for this fall because of...

NHTSA to Conduct School Bus Illegal Passing Surveys

Two new illegal passing surveys by the National Highway of Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) aim to assess the knowledge of drivers nationwide about the...

STARTS Task Force Releases Toolkit to Help Restart School Bus Operations

The long-awaited report from the Student Transportation Aligned for Return To School (STARTS) Task Force was released on Friday and provides school districts with...

November 2020

This month’s issue features articles on the transportation director of the year, Todd Watkins of Montgomery County Public Schools...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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

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