In a committee hearing, Rep. Steve Cohen questions why federal regulators have not initiated a rulemaking to require lap-shoulder belts on school buses in light of recent crashes.
A new book by consultant Bret E. Brooks gives details on the warning signs of drug abuse, paraphernalia usage and drug-related violence.
"Drug Abuse Awareness: The Authoritative Parent and Teacher's Guide" is designed to be a quick reference guide with details on the most abused drugs in today's society.
"This book is a must-have for parents, teachers, administrators and staff," Brooks said. "Anyone that has children or works around children will find the information in the book to be very useful."
Brooks is a senior instructor and consultant with the private firm Gray Ram Tactical LLC, where he teaches school bus drivers, teachers and administrators. He has written articles for SBF and has spoken at school bus industry events.
The new book is based on various government documents and Gray Ram Tactical presentations. It is available here.
Menifee Union School District’s cost estimate for school bus services has grown from $1.5 million to $2 million annually.
NSTA says that after having been on the defense for many years due to continued regulatory burdens placed on the industry, a new bill takes an offensive step forward.
Winners of the association’s 2017 honors include Barry Stock of Landmark Student Transportation, Kyle Martin of TransPar, and Manuel Vasquez of First Student.
The president of Suffolk Transportation Service in New York wins School Bus Fleet’s annual honor for exemplary private operators.
The platform-specific Routefinder GO offers the ability to analyze data, substitute vehicles, drivers, or bus aides on demand, and share information.
An Idaho program's drivers would be tested on requirements such as being able to lift 50 pounds. The proposed testing follows a crash that injured dozens of junior high students.
David Mansfield of Minnesota, Billy Wiseman of West Virginia, and Hannah Beard of Missouri place first in the competition’s three school bus categories.
State inspectors are now using tablets to inspect buses and report results electronically, making the process more efficient.
Randall Smith receives the “Bus Stops Here” honor for his contributions to association, including nearly 25 years of service on the board of directors.
The bus, built on the Ram ProMaster chassis, is designed to enhance accessibility with an integrated wheelchair ramp.
The National School Transportation Association will host the 47th Annual School Bus Driver International Safety Competition on July 15 and 16 near Indianapolis, Indiana.
The video technology supplier increases the storage capabilities of its high-definition bus video recording system to 4 terabytes for over two years’ worth of recording time.
Products from CI Solutions, which creates and manages student ID cards and tracking systems, are integrated with Transfinder’s as a part of Marketplace, which is designed to help districts boost efficiency.
To promote summer reading, San Antonio ISD’s drivers pass out more than 1,700 books to about 600 students who are attending summer school.