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Q&A: NASDPTS' Derek Graham
November 1, 2007

In addition to his duties as state pupil transportation director for North Carolina, Derek Graham has spent the past year in one of the industry’s mor...

Florida's Hood voted into NASDPTS post
June 1, 2007

Following the recent departure of Charley Kennington, the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) named Charlie Hood its new president-elect.

NASDPTS Targets Safety, Security at Annual Meeting
January 1, 2007

State directors tackle key operational issues at Kansas City, Mo., conference. Two new players take over as president and executive director.

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.

Gauthier steps down as NASDPTS director
February 1, 2006

THE PLAINS, Va. — Charlie Gauthier has resigned his post as executive director of the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation ...

NASDPTS Examines Array of National, State Issues
December 1, 2005

At its annual meeting, the state directors association discussed a wide range of issues, including the National Congress on School Transportation, hurricane preparedness and federal directives.

Taking a Stand in Warrensburg
August 1, 2005

Four days of listening to lengthy and often meandering debate over minute details about school transportation equipment and operations would test the ...

Teamwork Keeps Industry on Track
December 1, 2004

Teamwork was the theme of the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) meeting Oct. 28 to Nov. 1 in Cincinna...

Donald Tudor Named SBF's Administrator of the Year
December 1, 2004

Donald Tudor, director of transportation for the South Carolina Department of Education, has been named SCHOOL BUS FLEET’s 2004 Administrator o...

Security Awareness Blows Up in Cincinnati
December 1, 2004

For the last few days of October and first few days of November, Cincinnati was the place to be.

Safety, Security Lead Discussion at NASDPTS Meeting
December 1, 2003

Although the intent is not to scare people, security against terrorism needs to be a more prominent issue in the school transportation community.

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Another 25 Fascinating Industry Personalities
November 1, 2003

It would take hundreds of issues of SBF to give due credit to every hard-working, dedicated and “fascinating” individual who works in the inter...

IEPs, Regulatory Issues Pervade Special-Needs Show
April 1, 2003

Approximately 550 special-education experts and transportation personnel traveled to Indianapolis for the 12th Annual National Conference and Exhibiti...

Q&A: Budgetary Challenges Pressure the Whole Industry
March 1, 2003

Tom Cellitti, vice president/general manager of International Truck and Engine Corp.’s Bus Vehicle Center, got a working introduction to school buses ...

NASDPTS: State Directors Grapple With Tough National Issues
December 1, 2002

High-profile issues such as school bus occupant protection, school travel research and diesel emissions programs were hot topics at the 2002 conferenc...

Torn Apart: The Transportation Budget Struggle
November 1, 2002

One of the most common laments these days among school transportation operators is that there just isn't enough money to go around. Budget shortfalls ...

Q&A: Funding, Lap/Shoulder Belts Challenge the Industry
November 1, 2002

The issues of occupant protection on school buses and school transportation funding have been brought into focus recently by reports issued by the Nat...

25 Fascinating Industry Personalities
June 1, 2002

The school transportation industry is made of hundreds of thousands of dedicated individuals who perform a difficult and underappreciated task. This a...

The price is right - hiring a motor carrier is not a game
December 1, 2001

Much has been written in the pupil transportation media lately about using motor carriers for school-related trips. In fact, the federal government is...

Media Campaign Is Key to Lifting Industry’s Image
December 1, 1999

Expansion of school bus transportation in the 21st century hinges on the industry's efforts to promote its achievements and to erase widespread misconceptions.

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