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As school districts remain closed around the nation in response to the coronavirus, students are being forced to learn in a different way and in a different environment. This change is especially challenging for students with disabilities. Facebook/Auburn School District 408

Student Transporters Discuss What COVID-19 Means to Students with Disabilities

With nearly all school districts across the nation closed due to the ongoing impact of the coronavirus, many students are forced to learn remotely...

Seated Security

Becoming a certified passenger safety technician (CPST) isn’t an easy task. But transportation officials and instructors said that it is beneficial to have at...

Preparing for School Bus Fires with Special Care

School bus fires occur daily across the U.S., according to the latest government data. Assuming a fire can ignite in even the most well-equipped...

March 2020

This month’s issue features articles about securing wheelchairs on school buses, student tracking and contracting out transportation services. Read the full March issue. Cover Story A Numbers...

Stertil-Koni Team Takes Icy Polar Plunge to Help Raise Funds for...

STEVENSVILE, Md. — On Jan. 24, with warm intentions and cold breezes a stouthearted Stertil-Koni team of 28 strong jumped into the frigid waters...
Amy Tiedens of Intermediate District #287 in Plymouth, Minnesota, returns to the TSD Conference to teach a session on How to Incorporate Positive Behavior Intervention and Support into a School Bus Environment. The session is one of several planned for this year to address student behavioral outbursts.

TSD Conference: On Your (Special Needs Student’s) Best Behavior

Behavior challenges on board school buses are nothing new, but they certainly seem to be worsening in recent years. And that’s on general routes. School...

TSD Conference to Highlight Fundamentals of Special Needs Transportation

A special session planned for March 21 at the TSD Conference in Frisco, Texas, will provide attendees who transport students with disabilities and special...
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TSD Conference Workshop Details Posted

The 2020 TSD Conference promises to provide the latest and greatest in engaging training and essential updates for transportation professionals who work with special...
Special needs driver Freddie Phillips received this year’s AMF-Bruns 2nd annual National Special-Needs School Bus Driver of the Year Award. Steve Barker (right), sales manager of AMF-Bruns presented Phillips with a check, along with Donna Broussard-Martin (left), transportation supervisor for East Baton Rouge Parish Schools.

Nominations Open for Annual AMF-Bruns Special Needs Driver of Year Award

AMF-Bruns is seeking distinguished special needs school bus drivers that have significant accomplishments, heroic acts and innovations with its annual call for nominations. “Safety...

First Student Acquires 2 Campeau Bus Lines Locations to Grow Canadian...

OTTAWA, Ont. Canada — First Student, North America’s leader in student transportation, announced on Jan. 17 that it signed an agreement to acquire the...

March 2020

This month’s issue features articles about securing wheelchairs on school buses, student tracking and contracting out transportation...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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