The Child Safety Network will recommend the COPsync911 threat-alert system to meet school transportation safety protocols.
Shane Evans of West Virginia helps a woman who boards his bus when she is followed on board by a man who is threatening her. He is able to get the man to leave, speed off, and contact police.
The Cyr Foundation for Excellence in School Transportation now offers a program designed to increase awareness and sensitivity of school bus drivers, attendants, and monitors to gender-related issues.
Simmons will step down after more than 16 years as the state’s pupil transportation director, a role in which he worked to bolster school bus inspections and driver training.
A task force finds that students with food allergies are especially vulnerable on school buses because students often bring food that could cause an acute allergic reaction.
The new FMCSA final rule applies to drivers seeking a CDL or endorsements, including a school bus endorsement.
As two students in Marietta, Georgia, are exiting their bus, the driver sees a man shooting a gun nearby and brings the students back on board. The shooter can be seen in bus video footage.
Kimberly Bish, whose daughter Danielle has a seizure assistance dog, discusses her training efforts with Ohio school bus drivers.
Whether it’s solving school bus challenges, confronting a state association crisis, or fighting cancer (twice), New Jersey’s Reitano has overcome many obstacles in her 40-plus years in pupil transportation.
When a student or a school bus driver misses a stop, what happens next? Three common scenarios show the dangers that students can face if there’s no plan in place.
Terriel Price of Houston Independent School District uses her CPR, first aid, and cardiopulmonary training, provided by the district’s transportation department, after driver Liliam Lemus falls ill.
The Texas school transportation agency’s event will cover such topics as safety innovations, emergency resources, training and education, and communications.
Amid a reported rise in prescription drug misuse and illicit drug abuse in the general workforce, school transportation providers stay vigilant with up-to-date training, education, and wellness efforts.