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.
The contractor was recognized as the top corporate sales team for the Special Olympics Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby for the seventh year, having sold 3,312 ducks and raised $14,094 to benefit Special Olympics Illinois.
Charlie Bruce is named director of business operations at the school bus dealership. He has served as chief operating officer for both First Student and Durham School Services.
The contractor made LATINO Magazine’s list of the top 100 companies that provide the most opportunities for Latinos. Meanwhile, Durham has acquired Folmsbee’s Transportation Inc. in New York.