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NASDPTS Issues New Guidance Advocating Lap/Shoulder Seatbelts on School Buses

Following up on its previously stated support of three-point seatbelts for the safer transportation of students to and from school, the National Association of...
School bus in a Los Angeles neighborhood, California.

Los Angeles County Releases Guidelines for Reopening Schools, Student Transportation

The Los Angeles County Office of Education unveiled recommendations to all 80 local school districts on how to plan for reopening classrooms and school...
Students Boarding a School bus

Remember the Mission

The times that we are living in present each of us a unique opportunity to remember why we bleed yellow. During the COVID-19 pandemic,...

CDC Recommends One Student Per School Bus Seat, Skipping Rows

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a new set of recommendations that details a plan for reopening America, including regulations that...

Texas School District Joins FirstNet to Increase Student Safety, Security

Lindale Independent School District (ISD) provides education to 4,200 students across six campuses in northeast Texas, just outside of Dallas. And 1,900 of those...

Getting the Buses Rolling After the Pandemic

Though an unprecedented event in modern times, the COVID-19 pandemic is the type of epidemiological event that many public health experts have been concerned...

Compliance with School Bus Driver Drug, Alcohol Testing Tricky During Closures

A study by the University of Southern California found that as more people are forced to stay indoors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, alcohol...
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CDC Releases Guidance on Best Practices for Reopening Schools

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued guidance to help school districts prepare to reopen public K-12 school buildings and classrooms closed by...

STARTS Task Force to Provide Guidance for School Transportation Post-COVID-19

As discussed in a recent webinar, the three national school transportation associations joined together to create a task force that will research, review and...

House Democrats Call for Required PPE Worn by Frontline Transportation Workers

Rep. Bobby Rush of Illinois addressed a letter to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf that asked for a requirement...

May 2020

This month’s issue features articles about the coronavirus pandemic, the installation of lap/shoulder seatbelts, and mock casualty...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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