The Florida driver and aide say they were unable to help a student who had a seizure and later died because they had no CPR training. The district says they had a recent refresher course.
The South Carolina driver and aide use their training to report the incident and request assistance, and comfort students when the bus is struck by a tractor-trailer. No one is hurt.
A South Carolina school bus driver and aide in a tractor-trailer crash share details on how they used their training to ensure the special-needs students aboard their bus stayed safe.
A California father seeks an investigation into past use of zip ties on harnesses to restrain his son and other students. The district has ended the practice and now uses new safety vests.
Hamilton Southeastern Schools reports that Thomas Built’s seat mounting system for special-needs buses helps keep floors clean and organized, and is easy to remove and install.
KVIE shares this snapshot of the career of Karen Sweet, a California driver who transports special-needs students. Sweet talks about the bond she has developed with the students and with their families over the last 29 years.
Transportation directors are legally required to accommodate students with disabilities to ensure access to education, but each case is different. Look for opportunities to include them with their able-bodied peers.
The sessions provide guidance on securing bus passengers who use wheelchairs.
The South Carolina driver doesn't initially realize that the girl is still aboard, but he brings her to school once he finds her, the district says.
Employees and friends dive into the Chesapeake Bay as part of Maryland State Police’s fundraising event.
Greenville County (S.C.) Schools’ Special Needs Physical Performance Test is conducted every year to ensure that special-needs drivers and attendants have the skills and abilities required to do the job.
Greenville County (S.C.) Schools’ Special Needs Physical Performance Test ensures that aides, as well as drivers, are capable of safely transporting special-needs students through measurable standards.
Todd Hawks joins the wheelchair and occupant securement supplier.
The event, held every two years, will take place in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Sessions will cover such topics as school bus technology, emissions standards, and the changing labor market.
As a consultant with the TransPar Group, Meslin says he will work to help school districts “serve students better and less expensively.”