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.
Many operations have taken steps to mitigate the driver shortage, and we’ve been passing their strategies along to our readers.
Survey results show driver shortage is still a top concern. Attendees discuss successful recruiting ideas and learn more about effective interviewing tactics.
Dubuque Community Schools orders 100 “drivers wanted” signs and posts them at schools and around town.
Following a survey conducted last year, the association is again gauging the severity of driver shortage for school bus operations.
The survey covers such timely topics as school bus driver shortage, new bus buying, and changes in transportation service levels.
State departments of labor and education team up to offer free training to veterans who are interested in becoming a school bus driver.
The news program cites School Bus Fleet data on driver shortage and interviews Thomas McMahon on the topic.
Edmond Public Schools consolidates some bus stops and cuts courtesy service to neighborhoods within 1 mile of a school.
The online assessment, developed with The Dash Group, is designed to measure a current or prospective school bus driver's decision-making ability.
Muncie Community Schools canceled the first two days of school due to transportation delays, no-show buses, and incorrect routes.
The school bus industry needs more young people, not fewer, to carry on the work of safely transporting our nation’s future.
Many Top 50 survey respondents offer bonuses or other monetary incentives. Nearly half ramp up their advertising to recruit drivers as shortages continue to be a challenge.