Drivers for Hawkins County (Tenn) Schools ask for an extra $15 per day on top of a proposed $3 per day raise. They also request more support in dealing with behavior management.
Durham's recruiters team up with school districts and the company’s safety team to educate their communities about school bus safety. Through that effort, they are able to hire more drivers.
Four school bus operators from four states find common ground in dealing with driver shortage, tapping into the benefits of GPS and video cameras, and assessing fuel options. For the most part, they’re sticking with diesel for now, but one is seeing success with an electric bus.
The cost factors of alternative fuels and the transportation impact of school reform are also key topics at the 2018 edition of the event.
A one-day work stoppage is called off after the union and school district take steps to resolve labor practice issues and reach an agreement on wage increases.
The event will offer workshops on such topics as McKinney-Vento homeless transportation, safety and security, and recruitment and retention.
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.
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 auditor general discovers 10 drivers in the state who should have been banned from transporting students because of criminal convictions.
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.