New York Association for Pupil Transportation members cite a variety of summer tasks, from recruiting new school bus drivers to finalizing routes.
A Durham tour in Iowa and a Calhoun County open house in Alabama are great examples of public awareness initiatives that promote the value of pupil transportation.
The nationwide tour uses interactive activities to teach safe school bus riding basics to elementary school students and their parents.
Queen Creek Unified School District hosts the event to share more information with the public in its transportation building, recently named for longtime director Edd Hennerley.
See more of Calhoun County (Ala.) School District's event that showcased the complexities of running a transportation department.
Banyon Allison, the transportation director for Calhoun County School District, hosts an event that shows other school personnel and the public the complexities of running a transportation department.
Waterloo Mayor Quentin Hart says that the visit “enlightened me about all the work that goes into getting our students to school safely.”
Stop-arm awareness efforts at the local level, combined with a national push, will go a long way in making sure that all motorists know what to do when they come to a stopped school bus.
Thomas “TJ” Updike has been volunteering in a “Friday Adventures” program, which takes middle school students on activities like canoeing and hiking trips.
In addition to explaining school bus occupant protection, the video examines three recent crashes that the National Transportation Safety Board has investigated.
The American School Bus Council and NHTSA revamp the “Learn the Facts” campaign materials, which highlight the safety record and other advantages of school bus transportation.
Gov. Sam Brownback designates Oct. 19 as a day to honor the state’s more than 4,200 school bus drivers.
In the weeks since she evacuated her passengers from a bus fire, Renita Smith has been lauded by students, school officials, and others. Now, Ellen DeGeneres adds to the accolades with a hefty reward.