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State directors: FMCSA proposal would worsen driver shortages
July 1, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. — State pupil transportation directors said that a training proposal by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) would...

Florida school buses take students from path of blaze
July 1, 2008

PALM BAY, Fla. — As fires raged around Brevard County in mid-May, the local school district’s transportation department demonstrated its commitment to...

Unexpect the expected
July 1, 2008

I enjoy my job, but you probably wouldn’t describe it as “thrilling” if you saw me in action.

My work days are mainly spent stationed in my office...

Product Highlights
June 1, 2008

Dual fans increase alternator’s efficiency
Delco Remy’s 24SI HP alternator has a dual internal fan design that provides maximum cooling a...

We give a hoot
June 1, 2008

It’s hard to go anywhere or do anything these days without coming across some sort of “go green” message.

On TV, you might see a Good Morni...

Tags: emissions
Q&A: STA’s Gallagher Sees More Growth Ahead
June 1, 2008

Since its inception just over 10 years ago, Student Transportation of America Ltd. (STA) has undergone a staggering transformation.

The company...

Alternative Fuel Use On the Rise
June 1, 2008

Alternative fuels aren’t new to pupil transportation, but their use in school buses has become more widespread in recent years. Officials estimate ...

Maryland District Aims to Please
June 1, 2008

When John Matthews started driving a school bus during college, he was unknowingly embarking on a long and successful career in pupil transportati...

Tags: morale
Innovative Driver Hiring and Retention Methods
June 1, 2008

Maintaining a full staff of school bus drivers can be a persistent problem in pupil transportation. “We never seem to have a glut of school bus drive...

Dealer Spotlight
June 1, 2008

Photo above: The sales team at Central States serves school bus operators in Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky and Illinois.

 

Ce...

NAPT News & Views
June 1, 2008

Today’s school bus issues can make exciting headlines

A decade or so ago, news stories about school buses mostly only reported on crashe...

Beans by the busload
June 1, 2008

The Alabama Farmers Federation is dedicated to promoting the social, economic and educational interests of Alabamians, and improving the qualit...

Blue Bird No. 1 donated to historical institution
June 1, 2008

FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Albert “Buddy” Luce Jr., son of Blue Bird founder Albert Luce, has donated Blue Bird No. 1 — the company’s first steel-bodied sc...

Tags: history
CASTO covers operational concerns
June 1, 2008

ONTARIO, Calif. — The California Association of School Transportation Officials (CASTO) held its 40th Annual State Conference March 15-17.

Keyno...

New York bus tests license plate reader
June 1, 2008

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — In an effort to combat the widespread problem of illegal passing of school buses, a Syracuse City School District bus has been equip...

Film addresses danger zone fatalities
June 1, 2008

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — Prompted by a discussion about danger zone fatalities during the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation...

NSTA visits Capitol Hill
June 1, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Student Transportation Association (NSTA) held its annual spring meetings and visited lawmakers on Capitol Hill in...

Tags: NSTA
Pregnant bus attendant saves child from oncoming traffic
June 1, 2008

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — On April 18, Krystle Cushing, a 20-year-old bus attendant for RichLee Vans Inc., rushed out of her special-needs bus to ...

Product Highlights
April 1, 2008

Line of waste oil heaters introduced
Landa Cleaning Systems’ four new waste oil heaters are equipped with an integrated air compressor, e...

Take aim at SBF's Photo Contest
April 1, 2008

TORRANCE, Calif. — Grab your camera and start shooting — it's time for SCHOOL BUS FLEET's Fourth Annual Photo Contest!

This year's competit...

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