NAPT and SBF are researching issues related to school bus driver shortage. Transportation directors and hiring managers are asked to complete a survey on the subject. The deadline is Monday.
Jefferson County (Ky.) Public Schools cancels some school bus routes three days in a row. The bus drivers’ union says that the district is 50 to 70 drivers short.
At 80, Marilyn Loveland turns in the keys to her bus. She drove for Grass Lake (Mich.) Community Schools.
With a heightened shortage of bus drivers, Salem-Keizer Public Schools overhauls its approach to recruitment. Collaborating with other district departments, developing an attractive brand, and streamlining the hiring process are key steps.
As of July, Baltimore County Public Schools is raising the starting wage for school bus drivers from $12.94 per hour to $15.42 to deal with a driver shortage.
The second edition of School Bus eXchange brings school bus operators and suppliers to Colorado to share solutions for key issues facing the industry.
The Sacramento, California-area districts join forces in an effort to recruit up to 150 school bus drivers, attendants, and mechanics.
Nancy Fox, 82, and Pauline Rose Bowling, 80, have been driving school buses in Ohio for over 35 years each.
Over the years, our research has consistently found that the prevalence of school bus driver shortage is high when the unemployment rate is low, and vice versa.
Don Beehler of Minnesota started his career driving part time while also working on his family’s farm. He had retired in 1999, but returned full time when the school district needed bus driving help.
Pay raises, a 40-hour work week and attendance bonuses are key factors in Metro Nashville Public Schools’ new plan to address school bus driver recruitment and retention.
A new school bus driver recruiter shares lessons learned in her first year on the job. Safety is the real No. 1 priority, bus drivers have an extraordinary amount of influence on children, and the job is not for everyone, she finds.
Officials at the Tennessee school district say that the one-time bonus recognizes the drivers' extra work that has been caused by understaffing.