In a video statement, David Duke of Durham School Services issues an emotional apology to the families impacted by the crash, in which five students were killed.
The company receives a score of 100% from Michigan State Police for its fleet of 25 buses that serve Royal Oak School District.
Durham School Services has created “Rollin’ With Safety,” which gives students and parents school bus safety tips.
Note: An earlier version of this story, based on a press release, stated that two of Durham School Services' locations received perfect fleet inspection scores. Although the Ottumwa, Iowa, location received no out-of-service deficiencies, three 30-day cosmetic issues were found.
National Express, which includes Durham School Services, will add the Fogmaker fire suppression system on its new school bus purchases.
Durham School Services will use the new propane buses to serve Waterbury (Conn.) Public Schools.
A school bus driver recruiter looks to the well-known motorcycle manufacturer for lessons in positive branding.
Wi-Fi and bus tracking apps are playing an increasing part in pupil transportation, according to the National Express CEO. Meanwhile, state education funding is projected to recover in the coming years.
The school bus contractor gives the bus and a $2,500 check to Huntsville (Ala.) City Schools to help provide free meals for children during the summer.
Bus Crossing Guard, an extra stop sign that extends 6 feet from the side of the bus, has been installed on 10 buses that transport McKinney ISD students.
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.
With the school bus contractor’s new app, Durham Bus Tracker, parents can view the location of their child’s bus in relation to their bus stop.
The contractor donated a newly retrofitted school bus to Knowledge Quest, an educational non-profit organization in Tennessee. Bridgestone Tires donated new tires for the bus.