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Girardin Celebrates 50-Year Anniversary
July 1, 2009
Girardin Minibus Inc.’s foray into the school bus industry began in 1958 when the Quebec government centralized the province’s education system, ne...
Review: Guidance on special-needs transportation
June 1, 2009
By Kathy Furneaux

Peggy Burns’ new video, The Road to Compliance for Special Needs Drivers, is a refreshing and welcome validatio...

Q’Straint to host free training seminar
June 1, 2009
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Q’Straint will hold its sixth annual National Training Seminar at its facilities here in the fall.

The school bus semi...

Special-Needs Briefs — 6/1/09
June 1, 2009
Special-needs bus flips over during three-car crash
STROUDSBURG, Pa. — A Pleasant Valley School District special-needs bus flipped on its...
No charges to be filed in fatal school bus crash
May 4, 2009
LOGANSPORT, Ind. — Authorities announced last week that no criminal charges would be filed in a wreck that killed four specials-needs students in Sep...
Edupro Group releases details on 2010 special-needs event
May 4, 2009
ORLANDO, Fla. — The 19th National Conference & Exhibition on Transporting Students With Disabilities & Preschoolers, as well as the 13th National Spe...
Special-Needs Briefs — 5/4/09
May 4, 2009
School van brake failure goes to trial
PITTSBURGH — A mechanic is charged with involuntary manslaughter after a van he inspected experien...
Georgia school board wants cameras on special-needs buses
April 6, 2009
MARIETTA, Ga. — The Cobb County School District board’s Facilities and Technology Committee recently pushed to have cameras installed on 196 special-...
Conference works to solve special-needs challenges
April 6, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS — Wintry wind chill temperatures didn’t affect the velocity or enthusiasm in Indianapolis, where special-needs roadeo contestants and co...
Special-Needs Briefs — 4/6/09
April 6, 2009
Special-needs bus targeted in rock-throwing incident
AKRON, Ohio — Two windows on an Akron Public Schools bus carrying special-needs stud...
Keeping a close watch
April 1, 2009
School bus drivers are often called the “eyes and ears” of their communities. That was certainly true in the case of 13-year-old Alexis “Lexie” Gl...
Roadeo draws special-needs transportation talent
March 2, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS — Top pupil transporters converged here over the weekend to test their skills in the 12th National Special-Needs Team Safety Roadeo.
Q’Straint bolsters sales team
March 2, 2009
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Wheelchair and occupant securement system manufacturer Q’Straint has hired two new sales managers.

James “Bud” Fears wil...

Special-Needs Briefs — 3/2/09
March 2, 2009
Bus driver ensures special-needs students’ safety during tornado
EDMOND, Okla. — School bus driver Cynthia Wiggs was praised last month f...
New training video targets special-needs transportation
February 17, 2009
Education Compliance Group Inc. has released a new driver training video, The Road to Compliance for Special Needs Drivers, by attorney and consultant Peggy Burns.
California Dept. of Education cancels transportation conferences
February 12, 2009
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As a result of the current fiscal emergency in the state of California, all travel under any circumstances for the Californ...
Children’s health expert to address Transporting Students With Disabilities
February 2, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS — Dr. Marilyn J. Bull will deliver the keynote luncheon address during the 18th National Conference and Exhibition on Transporting Stude...
Special-Needs Briefs — 2/2/09
February 2, 2009
Special-needs student assaults school bus aide
GROVETOWN, Ga. — A school bus aide will not press charges against a 10-year-old special-ne...
California District's Transportation Staff Embraces Change
February 1, 2009
The 29 employees in Westminster (Calif.) School District’s (WSD) transportation department possess an inherent understanding of what it takes to t...
Wheelchair Lifts Boast High-Tech Innovations
February 1, 2009
Today’s wheelchair lift manufacturers are in tune with pupil transporters’ mission to ensure the safety of students, particularly if the children...

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