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School Bus Driver Killed On Way to First Day of School

Hillsborough County Public Schools in Florida is mourning the death of a long-time school bus driver, who was killed in an automobile crash as...
A trainer for PTSI, Betty Hughes, discussed student dragging incidents at the STN EXPO 2019 in Reno on July 29.

‘Check the Door Once More’ to Avoid School Bus Dragging Incidents

In the past 10 years, 31 children across North America were dragged by their school bus, including two who were killed. While 29 children...
School bus driving a rigorous road course

Winners Announced for 49th School Bus Driver International Safety Competition

The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) hosted its 49th Annual School Bus Driver International Safety Competition (SBDISC) in Austin, Texas over the weekend at...
Amanda Severy was awarded a State Police Special Award of Commendation for stepping in and saving a bus full of school children when the man she was training had a heart attack. (Photo courtesy of the Sun Journal.)

Maine School Bus Trainer Saves Children After Driver Suffers Heart Attack,...

The Sun Journal reported on June 21 that Amanda Severy was training a school bus driver who was on his final session of the training...
(Photo courtesy of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.)

Colorado Court Ruling Stresses Importance of Documenting Employee Illnesses

Chronic nausea that is associated with taking medication might not seem like a big deal. But if you don’t formally report it to your...

Are Teachers an Answer to the School Bus Driver Shortage?

Prince William County Public Schools in Virginia is experiencing the national school bus driver shortage and location challenges. One of the schools there, Parkside...
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School Bus Drivers

School Bus Driver Day was celebrated on April 23, 2019. However, School Transportation News highlights bus drivers more than one day a year. Visit...

OPTA Winter Workshop on Active Threat Training for School Bus Drivers

The Oregon Pupil Transportation Association (OPTA) held its Winter Workshop on Feb. 23, 2019. The event drew 868 attendees from 54 school districts and...

School Bus Driver Training for Dangerous Situations Provided by TEEX

Kathleen Witte, a reporter at KBTX.com, received a hands-on experience involving school bus driver training and the importance of the job. Related: Experts Advise Hard...
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Love the Bus Month Celebrates School Bus Drivers Nationwide

Since 2007, Love the Bus Month has become a national event that is celebrated by school districts and contractors, alike. The event is hosted...

September 2019

This technology issue covers onboard tablets, disruptions in the industry, new emerging technology and the industry’s Super...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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