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Communications, Tracking Devices Required for all NYC School Buses

The Student Transportation Oversight Package (STOP) was designed to avoid the back to school “nightmares” and give more transparency to parents in New York...

How Parents and School Bus Drivers Can Calm Autistic Students

Sensory sensitivity is a common characteristic of children with autism. Strange surroundings, loud noises, bright lights, and a lot of physical activity all can...
Police arrest parent trying to board school bus.

Districts and States Combat School Bus Trespassing

Several recent incidents of adults trespassing on school buses have revived the conversation of how to best protect students and drivers. The incidents have...

Ride Service for Kids comes to San Diego

SAN DIEGO — Eliminating the stress of hectic back-to-school driving schedules, HopSkipDrive is bringing its ride service designed for kids to San Diego parents,...

American Red Cross, Safety Council Push School Bus Safety

School bus safety steps and reminders have been announced by the American Red Cross and National Safety Council, to help make student trips safer....

Accuracy of School Bus Apps Relies on Routing Data

Are there inherent inefficiencies that are still an issue with school bus and student tracking apps? Are there issues with other new-generation high-tech products,...

Shortage of School Buses Leads Alaska District to Hire Taxis

Lower Kuskokwin School District (LSKD) in Bethel Alaska is turning to taxi drivers as a way to transport students to school until new school...

W.V. Policy Requires Bus Stop Supervision of K-3 Students

An updated policy throughout West Virginia requires parents and guardians to be present at both school bus pickup and drop-off locations for students in...

Parents Queue Up to Drive Children in Response to Combined Bus...

Parents aren’t happy despite a Georgia school district’s attempt to cut down on school bus travel times, by implementing centralized bus stops as opposed...

Webinar Offers Plan for Implementing School Bus 3-point Seat Belts

A free webinar sponsored by IMMI/SafeGuard provided a former transportation director’s experiences and lessons learned when implementing school bus lap/shoulder seat belts. Monica Coburn is...

February 2019

The school bus garage issue focuses on the ideal shop, mechanic training and combating maintenance issues.  Read the...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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