Leslie Kilgore, a 20-year veteran of General Motors, will oversee the development of new technologies for Thomas Built.
With a heightened shortage of bus drivers, Salem-Keizer Public Schools overhauls its approach to recruitment. Collaborating with other district departments, developing an attractive brand, and streamlining the hiring process are key steps.
The former NHTSA safety standards engineer, who died on Aug. 13, was regarded for his expertise and guidance for the pupil transportation industry.
Staff members of Concord (Mich.) Public Schools find flattened tires on 10 school buses, leaving a significant portion of the fleet inoperable.
The Minnesota Association for Pupil Transportation and Minnesota School Bus Operators Association recognize students who won the state contest at Target Field before a Minnesota Twins baseball game.
Jones, who began his pupil transportation career as a school bus driver nearly 40 years ago, will step down as state director at the end of September.
Police in Price, Utah, say that two suspects drove around the city wielding a bat and breaking car mirrors as well as nearly 40 windows on three school buses.
Jeff Merten is named VP of the school bus OEM’s Parts & Service group, while Bill Landreth steps into a new role as executive director of parts sales.
Dominique Lavon Williams of North Carolina allegedly boards a bus without the driver’s permission, tells her daughter to hit a student, and threatens to hit that student. She is served a criminal summons warrant.
The first Leadership with Propane Autogas Awards go to school districts in Iowa, Texas, and Alabama.
Dr. Kenneth Spells, South Bend (Ind.) Community School Corp.’s new superintendent, rides the bus on Wednesday in an effort to be more visible to students.
Hillsborough County Public Schools’ back-to-school training event covers such topics as customer service and “How Not to Be Confined by Your Title.”
The new CO2 and fuel consumption standards for vocational vehicles — including school buses — start in model year 2021.
New riders, kindergarten students, and their families can learn about bus safety and take a spin on a Bend-La Pine Schools bus.
Dallastown (Pa.) Area School District will start requiring daycare centers to pay $2 per student per day to use its school buses in January 2017. The district cites a lack of funds to continue offering the free service.