FMCSA’s apparent plan to push forward on the safety fitness determination and then make corrections, if needed, will cause burdensome midstream changes, creating confusion and forcing additional training and expense.
There is no better time every year to beat the drum about what you do and why you do it well, because the news media is focused on the start of the school year and is looking for stories.
The latest programs for school bus routing can help school bus operations build safe and efficient routes while integrating with other fleet management functions, including GPS, driver monitoring, and KPI tracking.
Consultants can help build a case for additional resources and significant changes. Selecting for school transportation experience and specifying the project scope and deliverables are key.
At Sunrise Transportation and other companies throughout his career, Robert Hach has focused on taking care of his people, who in turn take care of the students on their buses.
In the heavily regulated school transportation industry, it often feels like the governmental agencies have all the power. However, the legislative and judicial branches of government provide options for checks and balances.
If FMCSA decides to include the “S” endorsement requirements in a new federal mandate for entry-level commercial drivers, NAPT asks that states already meeting or exceeding the proposed requirements be exempt.
A school bus driver recruiter looks to the well-known motorcycle manufacturer for lessons in positive branding.
Ohio-based VAT adapts and goes the extra mile for customers with additional services, including school bus pre-inspection and driver and bus leasing.
Wi-Fi and bus tracking apps are playing an increasing part in pupil transportation, according to the National Express CEO. Meanwhile, state education funding is projected to recover in the coming years.
Advocating for your company and your interests with the elected officials representing your area, district, or state is something everyone can and should do. Building a relationship with an elected official rests on a foundation of education.
A new study has found that students who ride the school bus in kindergarten are less likely to be chronically absent.
The second edition of School Bus eXchange brings school bus operators and suppliers to Colorado to share solutions for key issues facing the industry.