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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.

‘America’s Best’ tells the story
September 1, 2006

The third annual NAPT “America’s Best” inspectors and technicians competition held in early August at Blue Bird Corp.’s headquarters was a great event.

NAPT Webcast debut covers 2007 emissions
August 1, 2006

Addressing concerns about the EPA’s tightened emissions standards and how they’re going to impact school bus operators was the focus of a Webcast sponsored by the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) and the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO).

The Lincoln Memorial: a monument to membership
June 1, 2006

In this, the second in a series of five articles by NAPT board members, Alexandra Robinson communicates NAPT’s vision of and commitment to membership growth and an allegiance to the unselfish dedication exhibited by Abraham Lincoln.

The Industry's Voice in Washington D.C.
June 1, 2006

The three major pupil transportation associations have been lobbying lawmakers in the nation's capital about concerns over rising fuel prices, security and funding of the Clean School Bus USA program.

NAPT News & Views
April 1, 2006

One of the fundamental concerns many people have with policymakers and elected officials is that they do not completely understand the impact of decisions they make.

NAPT News & Views
February 1, 2006

Did you know that all members of the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) have a regular opportunity to participate in each of the Board of Directors’ quarterly meetings?

Search begins for next 'America's Best'
February 1, 2006

ALBANY, N.Y. — The National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) has again sent out the call to find “America’s Best” school bus maintenance and inspection professionals.

NAPT News & Views
December 1, 2005

NAPT is an organization filled with many individuals who are dedicated to safety. When we look at safety, there are many facets to our jobs that, when combined, result in the safe transportation of our “precious cargo.”

NAPT's new leader tackles 5 questions on early goals
December 1, 2005

At the National Association for Pupil Transportation’s (NAPT) conference in Austin last month, Lenny Bernstein began his two-year tenure as the group’s president, taking the reins from Steve Kalmes.

NAPT Fuels Up in Austin
December 1, 2005

Pupil transportation professionals convene to fill up on solutions for key challenges in safety, special needs and — most evidently — fuel concerns.

Passing on momentum
November 1, 2005

In late October, the school bus industry comes together in Austin, Texas, at the 31st Annual National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) Conference and Trade Show.

2005 NAPT Award Winners
November 1, 2005

The following honors will be presented at the NAPT’s Awards Banquet and Recognition Breakfast, held on Oct. 30 and 31, respectively, in Austin, Texas.

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