The cost factors of alternative fuels and the transportation impact of school reform are also key topics at the 2018 edition of the event.
Nearly 2,200 school bus drivers from 44 federated unions in Quebec plan to go on strike on May 15. The news comes on the heels of a local walkout in April.
School bus driver shortage, alternative fuels, and student behavior are key topics of discussion at the 2018 edition of the event.
Since the school bus agency that served it is shutting down, Dallas Independent School District considers hiring teachers to help it meet its goal of hiring 400 more drivers amidst a shortage.
State school transportation providers are encouraging the Legislature to support SB 566, which would establish a commission to study the school bus driver shortage to help obtain solutions.
Dennis Rodgers, who worked as a mechanic and occasional driver for a contractor that serves Alton School District #11, reflects on changes he saw throughout his career.
NAPT's executive director says that we need more information about why people don’t take jobs as school bus drivers when part-time jobs are a transformational, growing trend across other segments of the economy.
The president of the Florida Association for Pupil Transportation discusses how the state's school bus systems are working to transport students displaced by last year's hurricanes.
The legislation in Congress aims to reduce wait times for driver applicants to take a CDL skills test.
The NSTA president shares insights on NSTA initiatives, the widespread driver shortage, and the recently passed tax reform bill.
One bill would cut training hours needed for CDL holders and those approved to operate a school bus. Another would allow bus ads.
The social media platform proves effective for a new Ohio transportation director as he has to quickly fill a driver shortage. Here, he shares what he posted and why he thinks it worked.
New drivers for Tuscaloosa City Schools will receive a $1,000 signing bonus. The district is also offering bonuses for good attendance and a clean driving record.