The state directors’ organization releases recommendations on using school buses instead of full-size vans and maintaining safety compliance of school bus components.
The state pupil transportation directors’ event will also address driver tablets, education reform, and federal agency developments.
The lengthy survey counted nearly 10,000 illegal passes of school buses in Kansas in 30 school days.
About 104,000 school bus drivers participated in this year’s one-day count, coordinated by NASDPTS.
The state joins California as one of the only states to require lap-shoulder belts on new school buses. Nevada’s mandate goes into effect in July 2019.
The agency launches a project to learn more about the decision-making process on whether to implement two-point or three-point belts.
In this new series, we pose five pertinent questions to a notable person in pupil transportation. Our second discussion is with Diana Hollander, Nevada’s state director of pupil transportation and president of NASDPTS.
Martin has served as chair of the National Congress on School Transportation and has overseen pupil transportation in Utah since 2006. He began his career 34 years ago as a substitute school bus driver.
After more than 20 years as North Carolina’s state director, as well as other leadership roles in the industry, Graham is set to retire at the end of February. Here, we take a look back at his illustrious career.
Graham was instrumental in North Carolina’s statewide implementation of a computerized school bus routing and management program. He was also a founding member of the American School Bus Council.
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.
Association officials ask NHTSA to raise public awareness on the dangers of illegal passing of school buses.
Security demonstrations, driver shortage discussions, and a Boston Marathon bombing survivor were among the standouts at the school bus industry events in Kansas City. Check out our shots from the conference halls and the city beyond.