At San Antonio ISD, more than 350 transportation employees take part in two days of training, including a “Family Feud” session with safety questions.
Tiger tamers used a four-legged stool to overwhelm the big cats. Similarly, the school bus driver should be the first leg of a figurative four-legged stool to confront student misbehavior.
In his first year at Columbia County School District, Allen Connor changed the department’s mindset with upgrades to training, more bus managers, and a review process that focuses on safety and partnerships.
After a string of fatal crashes shook the industry, the time is ripe to refocus on the fundamentals of transportation management, from hiring the right people to putting the needs of children first.
All four of the state’s school bus drivers who advanced to the international competition placed in the top 10 in their categories.
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.
The school bus industry needs more young people, not fewer, to carry on the work of safely transporting our nation’s future.
The 11-year-old girl is left on the bus during a heat wave after a bus driver reportedly fails to complete a child check. She is found uninjured in the back of the bus up to two hours later.
The school bus contractor has begun using virtual reality technology to supplement training and provide more of a "real-world" experience to drivers and attendants.
Drivers and other employees rotate through 10 stations that include live fires for fire extinguisher training, evacuation of smoke-filled buses, CPR, and first aid.
Under a bill signed by the governor, new school bus drivers in Tennessee will have to be at least 25 years old. The bill also mandates state standards for driver and manager training.
After a loaded logging truck failed to stop for a school bus in Alberta, the local transportation director took a powerful message to the mill’s contracted drivers.