Anna Hamrick of Allen Independent School District has become a Certified Director of Pupil Transportation through NAPT.
The two school transportation associations jointly write to NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind to express their concerns about his agency’s new stance on school bus seat belts.
Joshua Hinerman is Robertson County Schools’ new supervisor of transportation. He plans to use his school transportation and human resources experience to help the transportation department shine, he says.
Stories that drew the most traffic on Schoolbusfleet.com this year addressed issues such as enhancing security, coping with driver shortage and preventing brake problems.
The 2016 edition of the event, produced by NAPT and School Bus Fleet, will be held in Denver in April.
After NAPT leads an outcry over the Nissan commercial, which shows a father and son racing a yellow bus to school, the automaker takes it off the air.
More than any other time in recent memory, this year's National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) Summit proved to be the place for the biggest news in the school bus industry.
This year’s 11 recipients will receive up to $50,000 each for school bus security, safety and efficiency technology hardware. Recipients were chosen based on their proposed plans for using Zonar’s fleet management solutions.
The landmark Saf-T-Liner C2 goes to Bishop Bus Service in Maryland. Thomas Built has another upcoming milestone: its 100th anniversary.
After experiencing the decline in fitness that often accompanies truck driving, Siphiwe Baleka set out to develop a realistic routine for truckers to get in shape. Now, he brings his health message to the school bus world.
The company launches an in-vehicle mobile data terminal, a cloud-based service and an online portal for real-time bus arrival notifications. It also names anti-bullying grant program and coloring contest winners.
The OEM will offer a new compressed natural gas school bus, a new Cummins diesel engine and a new Eaton transmission next year.
Kirk Brooks, from Indiana, took the top spot in the technician category, while Dustin Wells, from North Carolina, placed first in the inspector category.