Virginia school bus drivers assaulted by students

Two drivers were allegedly assaulted by students on their buses and taken to the hospital this week in two separate incidents. The driver was trying to break up a fight in one of the incidents.

Flint, a seizure-detection dog for a student at Dripping Springs (Texas) Independent School District, is trained to put his head in the student’s lap when it senses she is about to have a seizure so that the staff can take measures to protect the student.

5 Tips for Transporting Service Animals

As the number of students with service dogs needing transportation has risen, awareness of the law and responsibilities, advance planning and communication are key.


Starcraft Bus named a top account for Ford in 2015

The school and shuttle bus manufacturer was the top volume pool account in the bus category for Ford in 2015 and for the 10th year in a row. Starcraft has purchased and sold more Ford E-Series chassis than any other bus manufacturer in North America since 2006.

The redesigned website and magazine, shown here, freshen up our venerable brand, but it’s important to note that we’ll continue to focus on delivering high-quality content.

A Bold, New Look For the New Year

Here at School Bus Fleet, we resolved to start the new year with a new look, for the magazine and for our website. It’s a fitting time to do this, with 2016 being the year of SBF’s 60th anniversary

Indianapolis Public Schools is piloting Here Comes the Bus, an app created by Synovia Solutions that lets parents see the location of their child's bus.

Indiana district pilots school bus tracking app

Indianapolis Public Schools is using Here Comes the Bus, which lets parents track their child’s bus, on a few buses before rolling it out district-wide. A few other districts in the state piloted the app last year.

A Tennessee bill would toughen penalties for school bus drivers who use a portable electronic device while driving or loading students.

Bill targets school bus driver texting

The Tennessee bill, prompted by a fatal crash in Knoxville, would toughen penalties for school bus drivers who use an electronic device while driving or loading students.


School bus driver logs over 50 years on the job

Don Beehler of Minnesota started his career driving part time while also working on his family’s farm. He had retired in 1999, but returned full time when the school district needed bus driving help.

Be the First to Know

Get the latest news and most popular articles from SBF delivered straight to your inbox. Stay on top of the school bus industry and don't miss a thing!