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.
Donald Arndt began working for Marion (Wis.) School District in 1960, first as a technician and then as a school bus driver.
Nila Repard, now a driver for Canandaigua (N.Y.) City School District, shares this vintage clip of her boarding a yellow bus in Holcomb, New York, on her first day of kindergarten in 1963.
The new offering from School Bus Safety Co. is available online or in hard copy with CDs, guides, and practice tests.
The nonprofit organization calls for “uniform child passenger safety practices across multiple modes of transportation, including school buses, airplanes, and personal vehicles.”
The school bus manufacturer plans to foster collaboration to map out the industry’s future through an Imagination Contest for students in grades K-8 and an Innovation Summit for industry thought leaders and innovators.
The event will feature demonstrations on school bus safety, pedestrian and bicycle safety, and child safety seats to help families prepare for the new school year.
Des Moines Public Schools’ seat belt study will involve two Thomas Built C2 buses equipped with SynTec’s S3C seats.