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.
The NAPT Summit will feature a security training exercise with law enforcement officers providing instruction and simulating security threats that could occur in pupil transportation.
In the weeks since she evacuated her passengers from a bus fire, Renita Smith has been lauded by students, school officials, and others. Now, Ellen DeGeneres adds to the accolades with a hefty reward.
Police in New Jersey say that the FedEx truck driver attempted to force the school bus off of the road as the bus driver tried to illegally pass him.
School bus operations can request a free copy of the company’s new “Danger Zones” program, along with safety PSAs and a poster.
All school bus drivers and aides in the state have to go through the training program, which was mandated by a bill passed last year.
At a bus stop in Lafayette, Louisiana, police say that a 19-year-old and a 15-year-old pulled out guns and pointed them at the bus.
Passengers can easily capture drivers’ actions on smartphones and post them online for anyone to see. That’s all the more reason to maintain a professional manner and follow proper procedures at all times.
Maryland bus driver Renita Smith is hailed for getting her elementary school passengers to safety before the bus becomes fully engulfed.