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NAPT Launches New Survey on School Bus Driver Shortage

Thomas McMahon
Posted on October 2, 2017
Following a survey conducted last year, NAPT is again gauging the severity of driver shortage for school bus operations.
Following a survey conducted last year, NAPT is again gauging the severity of driver shortage for school bus operations.

The National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) is conducting another survey to gauge the severity of school bus driver shortage.

The association is asking transportation directors and others responsible for school transportation personnel issues to fill out the new survey here. Those who complete the questionnaire on or before Tuesday, Oct. 10, will be entered to win one of 10 $50 Amazon gift cards.

Last year, NAPT and School Bus Fleet conducted a survey that found, among other results, that the school bus driver shortage was either severe or desperate for more than one-third (37%) of respondents.

SBF has also researched the topic in surveys that are published in the magazine each year. For example, the 2017 School District Survey, which will appear in the upcoming November issue of SBF, found that 90% of respondents have some degree of school bus driver shortage. That was also the case in SBF's 2016 School District Survey.

Related Topics: driver recruitment/retention, driver shortage, NAPT

Thomas McMahon Executive Editor
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