Dear Phyllis, I am not sure you will remember me, but my name is Kathy Gorecki. You were my children’s school bus driver for many years. My reason for writing to you is to tell you how you have changed and influenced my life, how you have come to be my hero and my inspiration.
“Special-Needs Transportation Best Practice” is designed to educate the transportation professional, but the underlying message that permeates its 794 pages is the need for transportation professionals to educate others as well.
Brake Check-Mate and Brake Check-Mate VSI Child-Check Mate Systems Malfunctioning air brakes are the most common cause of safe...
Students from across the U.S. and as far away as Seoul, South Korea, competed in the 2006 National School Bus Safety Poster Contest.
We were all shocked on Nov. 20, 2006, when a school bus plowed off an interstate overpass in Huntsville, Ala., and plunged head first into the pavement below from more than 35 feet in the air.
North Clackamas School District bus drivers, mechanics and other school associates participate in "The Biggest Loser" competition.
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thomas Built Buses began renovations to its 1408 Courtesy Road plant late last year and expects the $10.3 million improvement plan to be completed by January 2008.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — On Jan. 18, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) ruled that the Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority (RGRTA) has illegally engaged in school bus operations.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Collins Industries, a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles, has named Kent Tyler as president of its bus division, effective immediately.
WATERBURY, Conn. — Prospective school bus drivers in Connecticut must now pass more stringent background checks.
Did you ever wonder what eventually happens to abandoned, out-of-service school buses?
President John Manzi says the key to success lies in understanding and meeting the end-users’ needs. Meanwhile, tough competition and rising costs provide challenges.
North Carolina pupil transportation director is recognized for his numerous contributions to his state and the larger pupil transportation industry.
To further recognize the invaluable service provided by the nation’s pupil transportation programs, we present the seventh installment of our “Great Fleets” series. Find out how this year’s 10 outstanding operations have raised the bar in safety, efficiency, maintenance and other areas.
For the two decades that I’ve been associated with pupil transportation through this magazine, our industry has fought against those who would have us equip large school buses with active passenger restraint systems, whether they’re lap belts, lap-shoulder belts or other devices.
Vision bolsters loading area view In addition to a new look, the redesigned Vision Type C bus includes such features as a “Safety ...
By Lenny Bernstein
On Nov. 6, retired U.S. Army Gen. Barry R. McCaffrey told a w...
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thomas Built Buses reached a milestone as it handed over the keys to its last customer-ready FS-65 conventional school bus.
Pupil transportation officials called a study released by the American Academy of Pediatrics “a valuable contribution to the investigative literature concerning school bus-related injuries.”
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