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NAPT announces annual conference and trade show details
June 9, 2008
ALBANY, N.Y. — Details have been released about the 34th Annual NAPT Conference and Trade Show, to be held in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Oct. 26-30.

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Yellow buses touted as green way to school
April 22, 2008
In conjunction with Earth Week, pupil transportation industry officials launched a drive to reduce carbon emissions by getting more students to ride ...
FMCSA extends comment deadline on driver training proposal
April 3, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended the deadline for comments on its Notice of Proposed Rulemakin...
NAPT News & Views
March 1, 2008

New board members provide perspectives for 2008

At the NAPT conference in Grand Rapids, Mich., last fall, new members were elected to the ...

Search begins for ‘America’s Best’
February 27, 2008
TULSA, Okla. — School bus technicians and inspectors will compete to be named “America’s Best” here on Sept. 11 and 12.

The fifth annual competit...

NAPT announces new poster contest winner
January 31, 2008
ALBANY, N.Y. — National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) staff members discovered while issuing awards to winners of the 2007 National Sch...
No lack of imagination
January 1, 2008

After decades of serving the school bus industry, you’d think the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) might have run out of ways to k...

Steve Kalmes Named Administrator of the Year
January 1, 2008

Steve Kalmes, transportation director at Anchorage (Alaska) School District and a prominent figure in the school bus community, has been named SCHO...

NAPT Gets Rolling in Grand Rapids
January 1, 2008

Pupil transportation officials waited anxiously outside the Grand Rapids, Mich., police department training facility as its Special Response Team evac...

NAPT News & Views
January 1, 2008

It's all about the numbers...or is it?

Numbers. They are everywhere in our lives. They may not always dictate what we do, necessarily, but...

NHTSA issues proposal on seat belts, seat backs
January 1, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) unveiled in November its highly anticipated proposal on school bus passe...

NAPT News & Views
November 1, 2007

Public policy program key part of strategic plan

The NAPT has long been an active and effective advocate for the pupil transportation indust...

NAPT News & Views
October 1, 2007

I’ve loved these days

Time flies when you are having fun! How many times in our lives have we said that? In my case, I get to say that now...

NAPT calls for review of safety standards
March 1, 2007

The National Association for Pupil Transportation’s (NAPT) board of directors petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to review key school bus safety standards and to elaborate on lap/shoulder belts.

Tennessee pupil wins poster contest
February 1, 2007

Students from across the U.S. and as far away as Seoul, South Korea, competed in the 2006 National School Bus Safety Poster Contest.

NAPT News & Views
February 1, 2007

We were all shocked on Nov. 20, 2006, when a school bus plowed off an interstate overpass in Huntsville, Ala., and plunged head first into the pavement below from more than 35 feet in the air.

NAPT News & Views
January 1, 2007

Protecting America: Are you doing your part?

By Lenny Bernstein

On Nov. 6, retired U.S. Army Gen. Barry R. McCaffrey told a w...

Emergency Preparedness Takes Center Stage
January 1, 2007

The NAPT’s 32nd Annual Conference and Trade Show features a bus-rail crash demonstration and seminars on emergency response, as well as a new leadership initiative.

Immerse yourself
January 1, 2007

For those of you who aren’t familiar with the NAPT board of directors, it’s composed of nine members — president, president-elect, five regional directors and two at-large directors.

NAPT News & Views
November 1, 2006

Before I became NAPT president, I attempted to get a feel for what being in the position would be like by discussing issues and ideas with former leaders of the association.

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