Subscribe Today
<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.

Read Full Story
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.
<p>NTSB Vice Chairman Christopher Hart<br />discussed potential benefits of seat belts in school buses, although he noted that there is &ldquo;no single safety mechanism that is the best for every type of crash.&rdquo;</p> NAPT Summit report
From sessions on enhancing safety and efficiency to awards for outstanding service, here’s our rundown of highlights from the National Association for Pupil Transportation’s 2013 Summit, held in Grand Rapids, Mich., in October.
view all articles

Photo Galleries

view all

<p>School District of Manatee County Vehicle Maintenance Parts Manager Jerilynn Boling says the team works closely with the department's vendors and makes decisions daily based upon data from reports. Parts inventory is tracked and maintained several ways, including running a cycle count daily so that throughout the year, every part is counted at least one time. Pictured is a work station area where the majority of parts are stored. The district's fleet comprises 216 school buses and 186 support vehicles. In addition, the team maintains approximately 2,500 pieces of off-road equipment, such as a tractor.</p> PHOTOS: Florida District's Vehicle Maintenance Parts Department

The vehicle maintenance parts department team at the School District of Manatee County in... Visit photo gallery

Digital Magazine

view all

Digital Magazine The full contents of School Bus Fleet magazine on your computer! The digital edition is an exact replica of the print magazine with enhanced search, multimedia and hyperlink features.
View the current issue

Premium Member

Get bus sales numbers, transportation statistics, bus specifications, industry survey results, bus loading and unloading fatality statistics and more in the School Bus Fleet Research Center. Become a premium member today!
Log in Button Register Button

Newsletter

Get breaking news, industry updates, product announcements and more.