One of the sessions at the 2016 National School Transportation Association (NSTA) meeting covered safety technologies around the school bus. John Elliott Jr. of National Express LLC led the discussion.

PHOTOS: Highlights from the NSTA 2016 Meeting

Sessions on school bus technology, a discussion on Uber and other ride-sharing services, and even an appearance by NASCAR legend Richard Petty were among the standouts at the National School Transportation Association’s annual meeting in Greensboro, North Carolina.


Special-Needs Student Left on School Bus

A second-grade boy in Washington, D.C., is left on his bus in the morning in nearly 90-degree heat. He pries open the bus doors to get out, and a passerby finds him and takes him to school.


Uber Sent to Pick Up Special-Needs Student

A transportation provider for a Massachusetts school that serves special-needs students sends an Uber to pick up a student instead of a school bus without the school’s knowledge, due to a lack of available drivers. 

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