A Virginia District is conducting a two-day training on verbal and non-verbal de-escalation techniques and appropriate restraint methods intended to be used as a last resort for unruly students.
At just over 2 inches tall, the new HDX Hybrid features the supplier’s Hybrid Component Technology, which is designed to simplify upgrades and maintenance.
Next year’s SBX will bring school bus operators and suppliers to Scottsdale for roundtable discussions, one-on-one meetings, and other networking activities.
The Lawson Class A ANSI Certified First Aid Kit now comes with scissors, an update designed to meet the new ANSI standard that went into effect on June 17.
The Virginia teens allegedly have guns on their person and one fires his gun after exiting the school bus. Both are facing firearm charges.
Trevor Aaron McDonald of Minnesota admits to intentionally driving too fast over a hump in the road, injuring several students on his bus. He faces several charges.
Over 96,000 school bus drivers in 33 states participated in this year’s one-day count of stop-arm violations.
The Lee’s Summit R-7 School District’s transportation department receives the Total Fleet Excellence Award from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
A ridership drop during the Fourth of July holiday for a summer program has one student dropped off at her stop 20 minutes early and another dropped off at the wrong stop. Springfield (Mo.) Public Schools instructs drivers to maintain stop times and set routing system safeguards.
Oregon, Washington, and Texas drivers take the top spots in the small bus, conventional bus, and transit categories.
Duval County (Fla.) Public Schools more than doubles the time the student is removed from the bus for a first fight. Students involved in fights may also have school bus privileges revoked permanently.
If FMCSA decides to include the “S” endorsement requirements in a new federal mandate for entry-level commercial drivers, NAPT asks that states already meeting or exceeding the proposed requirements be exempt.
Albemarle County (Va.) Public Schools delays plans to install the cameras on its buses and mail tickets to motorists who illegally pass them. A new law does not authorize the DMV to release car registration information to the camera supplier.
Before school starts, incoming kindergartners at a Washington district will get a chance to learn about bus safety procedures and take a ride around the neighborhood.
NSTA will host the School Bus Driver International Safety Competition at Thomas Built Buses’ headquarters on Sunday.