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Florida team wins special-needs roadeo again
April 7, 2008
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A veteran pair of pupil transporters placed first in the 11th National Special-Needs Team Safety Roadeo here on March 8...
Building and Maintaining a Partnership with Special Educators
April 1, 2008

For many of us, more than half of our pupil transportation business comprises providing service for students with disabilities. Almost all of us s...

Education Compliance Group unveils expanded Website
April 1, 2008

LAFAYETTE, Colo. — Education Compliance Group Inc. has launched an expanded Website that is unique among pupil transportation resources.

With t...

No imminent disruption of special-needs transportation
March 3, 2008
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — School bus drivers and shop personnel represented by the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) union did not go on strike in late Fe...
Parental Experience Drives Provider
March 3, 2008
By Jenna Curry, Assistant Editor Katie Scholes of Provider Enterprises, which has transported special-needs children for more than 25 years...
Product Highlights
March 1, 2008

Restraint system designed for special-needs students
The SafeGuard STAR Special Needs is a five-point restraint system for special-needs s...

School nurses provide key special-needs training
February 4, 2008
By Penny Overgaard and Cathy Raible Advancements in neonatal care have allowed more children with complex medical needs to live longer, healthier ...
SafeGuard to debut special-needs seat at disabilities conference
February 4, 2008
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The SafeGuard STAR Special Needs will be unveiled here on March 11 at the Transporting Students with Disabilities and Preschooler...
Special needs, special issue
February 1, 2008

As you may have guessed by now, the copy of SCHOOL BUS FLEET you’re looking at is our annual Special-Needs Issue. We’ve devoted our February ed...

Safety Devices on School Buses: Harnessing Legal Issues
February 1, 2008

Among areas of focus of school transportation litigation, the transportation of students with disabilities is especially complex. The use of Child Saf...

Experts Weigh In on Special-Needs Issues
February 1, 2008
Students who have special needs make up a relatively small segment of the pupil transportation population, but the complexities involved in getting th...
Parental Experience Drives Provider
February 1, 2008
Katie Scholes of Provider Enterprises, which has transported special-needs children for more than 25 years, proves that sometimes it takes one to know...
School Nurses Provide Key Special-Needs Training
February 1, 2008
Advancements in neonatal care have allowed more children with complex medical needs to live longer, healthier lives.

In years past, when these chi...

Collins Bus Corp. to serve Canadian market
February 1, 2008

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Collins Bus Corp. will be offering a full line of school bus products to the Canadian market.

The new Corbeil line will featur...

Bill seeks safeguards for diabetic students
February 1, 2008

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A bill in the state General Assembly contains provisions to protect students who have diabetes.

Under one provision, school dist...

Fine-Tuning Special-Needs Training Programs
November 1, 2007

The highest risk time for lift-bus collisions, employee or student injuries or other incidents is with new drivers. Drivers obtaining their CDLs are q...

Collins buys Corbeil assets
November 1, 2007

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — In a deal that promised to make North America’s largest producer of Type A school buses even larger, Collins Industries Inc. purcha...

Is it nature or nurture?
July 1, 2007

In his February editorial, SBF Editor Steve Hirano posed the following questions to readers: Are great special-needs bus drivers born, or can they ...

Special-needs pupil transporters go 'all out'
April 1, 2007

Over five days of conference sessions, three eight-hour companion programs and a roadeo, attendees of the 16th National Conference & Exhibition on Transporting Students with Disabilities & Preschoolers demonstrated that they are indeed “Going All Out!” (the event’s theme) in their jobs.

6 Roadeo Lessons for Special-Needs Transporters
February 1, 2007

Two lead judges of special-needs roadeos share insights drawn from past competitions. Emergency evacuation, in particular, is an area where lessons can be learned.

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