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A father walks his child to a school bus at a temporary pick-up location, on Nov. 1, 2017, in Freeport, Maine, where storm-toppled trees made several roads impassable following a bad storm. More than 250,000 Mainers were without power. (AP photo by Robert F. Bukaty.)

Critical Dangers Have Been Left Out of School Bus Safety Plans

Today, it’s a typical morning at every elementary school in America. Kids are being dropped off by their parents or getting off the buses...
From left to right: Andrea DiSpirito, TSA, Susan Miller, state director of pupil transportation, and Ward Leber, founder of Child Safety Network, after Leber awarded Miller with an award for her school bus security efforts in Colorado.

Colorado Focuses on School Bus Security Efforts, Including Anti-Terrorism Training

Amid a new bill designed to make children feel safer at school, the Child Safety Network (CSN) is working with the Transportation Security Administration...

Texas District Enhances School Transportation Safety with FirstNet

Pecos-Barstow-Toyah Independent School District (ISD) is based in Pecos, Texas, and serves 2,630 students across three neighboring communities. With a recent influx of new...
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School Bus Security Threatened this Month

A bipartisan resolution was introduced in the U.S. House that seeks to designate September as National School Bus Safety and Security Month. Several incidents this...

Man Allegedly Tries to Kidnap Girl Walking off a School Bus

A student accused a man of attempting to kidnap her earlier this week after she walked off her school bus in Worcester, Massachusetts, reported...
Screen capture of Fox 11 footage of an almost naked man running towards a school bus driving on I-5 in the Los Angeles-area this week.

Men Attempt to Illegally Board School Buses in Georgia and California

Within the past several weeks, two incidents occurred of men attempting to force their way onto school buses, one of which was transporting students....
A school bus security drill . (Photo courtesy of Chris Ellison, Eugene School District in Oregon.)

House Resolution Seeks to Recognize Security Benefits of U.S. School Buses

A new bipartisan resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives seeks to designate September as National School Bus Safety and Security Month. If passed,...

How Vehicle Maintenance Software Helps Keep Your School Buses Going

Does your district or company own a large fleet of school buses? Is it difficult to keep track of each vehicle? Are you facing...
National security expert Michael Dorn discussed the challenges of school bus security during the STN EXPO Reno on Monday, July 29, 2019. (Photo by Taylor Hannon.)

National Security Expert Connects Dots Between Latest FBI Active Shooter Study,...

The FBI designated 27 shootings in 2018 as active shooter incidents, according to its latest report, Active Shooter Incidents in the United States in...
SWAT officers prepare to storm a school bus in a response to a mock hijacking at the NSTA Annual Conference & Convention on Monday, July 22, 2019 in Austin, Texas.

Simulated School Bus Hijacking, SWAT Response Held at Annual NSTA Convention

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration and the National Tactical Officers Association simulated a school bus hijacking incident for attendees of the 55th National School...

Show Reporter 2019

2019 Show Reporter
Readers can now review the highlights of the 2019 NAPT and NASDPTS conference in Columbus, Ohio. Inside Local Readers Weigh...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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