According to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, drivers who miss one to two hours of the recommended seven hours of sleep nearly double their risk for a crash.
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Don't Skimp on Safety Sleep

According to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, drivers who miss one to two hours of the recommended seven hours of sleep nearly double their risk for a crash.

CUSD 300's Susan Rohlwing (left), director of education services, and Donna Bordsen, director of transportation, work closely to enhance special-needs transportation.
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Special-Needs Partnership Boosts Driver Training

At CUSD 300 in Illinois, the transportation and special-education departments have joined forces to develop new training tools for drivers and aides and to provide a consistent experience for students.

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When the Going Gets Tough, Reitano Gets Tougher

Whether it’s solving school bus challenges, confronting a state association crisis, or fighting cancer (twice), New Jersey’s Ingrid Reitano has stayed strong for more than 40 years in pupil transportation.

Currently operating under a continuing resolution and following the Nov. 8 elections, Congress will return for a lame duck session.
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NSTA Advocacy in Action — The Power of the Purse

Appropriations bills are often the most politically charged bills of the year, and — more importantly — they are “must pass” bills in order to avoid government shutdowns, so they become very attractive vehicles for other legislative priorities.

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6 Ways to Address New Overtime Rules

Update: On Nov. 22, a federal judge granted a nationwide preliminary injunction against the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule, which means that it will not go into effect on Dec. 1 as scheduled, and as discussed in this article.

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