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<p>Don Carnahan&rsquo;s second term as NAPT president began in October. The first was 1997-99. Photo by Jaime Gallego.</p>

School Bus Regulations

Rising costs, security and bus eligibility cuts are key issues

Having held a variety of leadership roles in the industry, Don Carnahan brings diverse insight to his second term as president of NAPT. Here, he shares his perspectives on changes and challenges in pupil transportation.

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Differing views on seat belt issue
If you’ve followed the debate on seat belts in school buses over the years, you won’t be surprised that my latest editorial on the topic drew dozens of responses.
NAPT News & Views — New board members describe themselves in 3 words
To shed some light on the personalities who make up the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) board of directors, the association is conducting a series of board member profiles. In this edition, we hear from Dwight Gleaves, the association’s new affiliate member director, and Steve Kalmes, who recently began a term as Region 5 director for NAPT and is a past president of the association.
NAPT News & Views — Response to NTSB's recommendations
We believe our response to NTSB’s recommendations documents a position that seeks the clarity and facts your community and state policymakers demand when making important decisions affecting school bus operations.
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<p>The Quonset hut, seen here in the snow, wasn&rsquo;t necessarily equipped to withstand the elements. When it rained, the roof would leak onto the office ceiling, so rain gutters were installed <em>inside</em> the building.</p> PHOTOS: Washington district’s old and new transportation facilities

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