As Valentine’s Day draws near, so too does a newer, lesser known celebration of affection: "Love the Bus."
The campaign, which began last year, seeks to recognize the hundreds of thousands of men and women who safely drive more than 25 million children to and from school each day.
The American School Bus Council is encouraging school districts and contractors across the country to hold events on or around Valentine’s Day to honor their drivers and promote their good work to the public.
The campaign’s Website, www.lovethebus.com, offers a number of resources, including a toolkit for educators and an application in which children can create Valentine’s cards for their drivers.
Suggestions for Love the Bus events include: