Ginger Maxville of Oklahoma realizes a 5-year-old student is choking, uses her CPR training, and performs the Heimlich maneuver on him, and he coughs up a penny.
Cherie Daniels and Chris Lowery from Frisco Independent School District take first place in this year’s National Special Needs Team Safety Roadeo.
The California Association of School Transportation Officials stressed how critical student transportation professionals are to the state in its annual conference in San Diego.
The Charles “Chuck” Poland Jr. Act allows school districts to prosecute trespassers as a misdemeanor. It has also helped boost school transportation security training.
FMCSA’s proposal addresses prerequisite training for entry-level drivers of commercial vehicles, including school buses.
Overturned school buses, under-the-influence goggles and a smoke-filled bus were among the engaging exercises at the OPTA South Willamette chapter's training event.
Topics covered in the Feb. 20 event will include lessons learned from the Reynolds High School shooting; the effects of insomnia, alcohol and drugs; and walk-throughs of overturned and smoke-filled buses.
Training is only effective when participants are tuned in. Adding new topics, identifying current safety issues, and incorporating games and videos can add pizzazz to your presentations.
Driver Behavior, the newest feature in online surveillance manager MotoTrax, is designed to help fleet managers instantly identify their riskiest drivers in real time.
As the number of students with service dogs needing transportation has risen, awareness of the law and responsibilities, advance planning and communication are key.
The school bus driver made an evasive maneuver that “prevented a potentially catastrophic tragedy,” officials for the Texas district say.
When an oncoming car suddenly veered into his lane, James Bratager, a driver for Olympia (Wash.) School District, was able to swerve the bus to avoid a head-on collision. He was presented with a certificate of recognition.
Rueben Hash of North Carolina was accused in an incident in which a 6-year-old girl was dragged by her school bus for nearly 1 mile. He was charged with careless and reckless driving.