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Collins Bus promotes Joe Leggett to VP role
March 11, 2015
As vice president of sales for the Type A school bus manufacturer, Leggett will lead sales efforts in the U.S. and Canada.
The case for audio monitoring on school buses
March 10, 2015
Audio monitoring can help deter and resolve verbal conflicts, bullying accusations and general bad behavior. But privacy concerns must be addressed.
Pupil transportation veteran Jerry Rineer shifts to university job
March 9, 2015
Rineer, a longtime school bus supervisor before he retired in December, is now working with students who have mobility issues at Villanova University.
Bus driver accused of pushing, intimidating students
March 5, 2015
Colleen Weinstein of Arizona was charged with 20 counts of disorderly conduct and endangerment for pushing students, shouting at them and following them after they left the bus.
Illinois association to hold annual conference in June
March 5, 2015
The Illinois Association for Pupil Transportation will hold its 32nd annual conference, technician competition and school bus safety roadeo from June 16 to 18 in Peoria.
Hoglund Bus owner Holly Hoglund Klein dies in crash
March 4, 2015
Hoglund Klein, who led her family’s Minnesota-based school bus dealership, is remembered for her passion for pupil transportation and her efforts to help others succeed.
New face, same mission
March 3, 2015

I met many of you at the NAPT Summit, and immediately I could tell that this industry is a community that is passionate about keeping children safe and contributing to their education.

NAPT News & Views — Love the Bus builds vital relationships
March 3, 2015

Love the Bus is about continuously re-forging the important relationships between our industry and the students, families and schools — the customers — we serve.

NSTA Advocacy in Action — How we advocate for the school bus industry
March 2, 2015

Advocacy efforts have involved defending existing laws that benefit the industry, opposing regulations that would be harmful, and promoting new policies that will help and grow the industry.

School Bus Software Offering More Accessibility, One-Stop Shop Options
February 27, 2015

Choices abound for routing and fleet maintenance software packages that are available on any web-connected device, eliminate the need to spend time importing and exporting data to one central location, and automatically track a variety of information in real time.

HSM treats 75 drivers to breakfast for Love the Bus
February 27, 2015
North Carolina State Superintendent June Atkinson rides on a school bus and joins drivers for a Love the Bus breakfast sponsored by HSM.
Blue Bird becomes publicly traded company
February 26, 2015
The school bus manufacturer debuts on the Nasdaq stock exchange with the ticker symbol “BLBD” after the close of an acquisition by Hennessy.
Minnesota district launches late-bus alert app
February 25, 2015
St. Paul Public Schools’ free MySPPS Bus application provides alerts on school buses that are running more than 10 minutes late.
School bus driver visits Peru for charitable work
February 25, 2015
Tiger Melhem of Prince Edward Island, Canada, is bringing about $15,000 worth of donated items to needy kids for Help a Kid Wear Shoes in Peru, a charity he launched in 2007.
Update: Suspect identified in school bus fires
February 25, 2015
Police say it appears that a juvenile suspect was acting alone when two school buses were burned in Newport, North Carolina, on Sunday night.
IC Bus Exec Trish Reed Talks Propane, School Bus Sales
February 25, 2015

Reed discusses the benefits of IC Bus’ new propane school bus, which the manufacturer sees tying in to projected growth in alternative fuels.

2 school buses burn in suspected arson
February 23, 2015
The buses, parked in a school lot in Newport, North Carolina, were set on fire on Sunday night. Police say that “suspicious items” were found on the buses.
Florida state school bus driver competition to return
February 19, 2015
Hillsborough County Public Schools will host the event on Feb. 28. It has been several years since a state school bus driver competition has been held in Florida.
20 Tips for Dealing with Driver Shortage
February 18, 2015

School bus driver shortage is an ongoing challenge for the industry that has gotten worse recently, SBF research has found. Here, we share best practices in tackling the problem, from boosting recruiting efforts to addressing absenteeism.

Department Boosts Behavior Training, Improves Bus Environment
February 17, 2015

Raytown (Mo.) Quality Schools practices Positive Behavior Support, which drastically reduced write-ups for minor infractions and bullying. The approach refocuses the spotlight on students who follow the bus rules instead of those who cause trouble to get attention, and emphasizes teaching students how to meet behavior expectations.

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