The diesel engines powering the vast majority of school buses are highly efficient, reliable sources of mechanical power.
Brake recall puts strain on fleets - NSTA's executive director resigns - Cartoon satirizes school bus safety - NHTSA appoints new administrator
How important are teamwork and a “family atmosphere” in the bus yard?
A state-by-state compilation of school bus fleets that merit recognition for excellence.
Blue Bird, Ford agree on chassis arrangement - ASBO's highest honor goes to a school transportation manager - Georgia district installs paging system - Doubling of bus fares proposed in Hawaii
Conference celebrates 50th anniversary by addressing key pupil transportation issues, such as new technology, student discipline and operator liability.
All of us who drive regularly have felt the sting of sky-high fuel prices over the past several months.
Experts recommend taking threats seriously, recognizing changes in employee mood and behavior and learning to deal with difficult personality types.
The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services recently issued a position paper that focuses on the importance of driver training in ensuring the safe transportation of children to and from school and school-related activities. ... The paper also includes an important message about drivers of special-needs students.
Effective communication between drivers and mechanics can be fostered by teaching drivers the basics of bus maintenance and educating mechanics on the stresses of driving a bus.
The driver shortage continues to be a major problem nationwide, with no end in sight.
The commonly used phrase “home-to-school transportation” is not exactly accurate.
You can't control the marketplace, but there are a few things you can do to keep fuel costs down, such as monitoring fuel efficiency, minimizing idling time and purchasing in volume.
National Express pays $24.5 million settlement - Britain mulls use of yellow school bus
Classroom safety programs that feature safe and dangerous puppets, safety-challenged Oz characters and an old friend (Buster the Bus) help to engage and educate young riders.
As we all know, the yellow school bus provides the safest form of surface transportation. It’s no surprise, then, that some school agencies in the United Kingdom are looking long and hard at the possibility of adopting a U.S. model of school transportation...
The ANSI/RESNA standard specifies general design requirements, test procedures and performance requirements for wheelchairs that may be used in a wide range of transportation modes, including school buses, transit buses, over-the-road coaches and personally licensed vehicles.
The president of The Trans Group grows family business into 700-plus bus operation and spearheads New York legislation that allows school districts to use RFPs to solicit school bus services.
Getting drivers, supervisors, building administrators and parents moving in the same direction is the key to creating an integrated behavior management program. Of course, driver training can't be overlooked either.
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