President Trump picks Jennifer Homendy, currently a Democratic staff director for a House subcommittee, to join the board of the investigative agency.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — First Observer will promote terrorism awareness with a live Web seminar on Sept. 11.
The no-cost, 45-minute seminar, titled “Never Forget, Never Again,” will begin at 1 p.m. EST. Attendees will learn how to detect and report suspicious activities to a national call center that works with both federal and local law enforcement agencies throughout America. Those who attend will become certified “first observers.”
Transportation professionals, individuals with a CDL, emergency first responders and security personnel are encouraged to participate.
To register for the Web seminar, visit www.firstobserver911.com.
The national First Observer Outreach and Training Program recruits and trains volunteers who work in surface transportation to act as first observers in recognizing and reporting suspicious activities. The program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and administered by the Transportation Security Administration.
The Minnesota driver’s employer gets complaints that he made some student feel forced to pray on the bus. The driver alleges being taken off the route violates his constitutional rights.
School bus driver shortage, alternative fuels, and student behavior are key topics of discussion at the 2018 edition of the event.
The routing software developer honors Schenectady (N.Y.) City School District, which was Transfinder’s first client when it went into business 30 years ago.
Know a contractor who deserves recognition for his or her efforts? We’re accepting nominations for SBF’s 2018 Contractor of the Year award.
Location managers for the school bus contractor nominated employees for the honor, which highlights safety performance as well as character.
A $30,000 grant funds installation of Idle Free Heat technology on Granite School District buses.
The 2018 Don Carnahan Memorial Grant will provide up to $50,000 worth of Zonar hardware for NSTA members.
Since the school bus agency that served it is shutting down, Dallas Independent School District considers hiring teachers to help it meet its goal of hiring 400 more drivers amidst a shortage.
Leslie Kilgore, vice president of engineering, receives the Rodica Baranescu Award for Technical and Leadership Excellence in Automotive Engineering from SAE International.
Police in Kearney will focus on illegal passing of school buses throughout the city over a two-week period.
San Antonio Independent School District wins first place for a medal it designed for an annual celebration of the city.
Investigators in Nebraska find that the bus had just dropped off the 8-year-old at a stop, and the bus was continuing on its route when the boy tried to run across the street.
The Montana aide is shown on video physically retaliating after a student pushes him during an argument. The school district, school bus company, and police department investigate.
Automotive supplier and tire manufacturer Continental unveils ContiConnect, which uses the Internet of Things to help enhance tire maintenance.