The association recognizes top contestants in the 2018 School Bus Driver International Safety Competition and presents awards to contractors for outstanding service.
School Bus Fleet Connex, slated for April 1 to 3 in Miami, will feature roundtable discussions, one-on-one meetings with suppliers, and networking activities.
The state superintendent presents Georgia’s first Pupil Transportation Safety Awards to eight school districts of various sizes.
The Wisconsin School Bus Association awards seven drivers and three mechanics for excellence in their profession. Some have more than 50 years of service.
Lap-shoulder belts, NTSB investigations, and rideshare services for students were among the issues discussed at the Oregon Pupil Transportation Association’s 2018 gathering in Eugene. See SBF’s pics from the event here.
The New York State Head Mechanics Association’s Summer Seminar will take place on July 25 in Syracuse and includes training classes and opportunities to meet with suppliers.
A training event at Stafford County (Va.) Public Schools shows drivers the importance of school bus evacuation training. The concept will come to the NAPT conference this fall.
The event will offer workshops on such topics as McKinney-Vento homeless transportation, safety and security, and recruitment and retention.
The National School Transportation Association’s Midwinter Meeting in Maui covers legislative updates, autonomous vehicles, and other topics.
The longtime member of the National Transportation Safety Board spoke at pupil transportation conferences and led the Chattanooga school bus crash investigation.
The event, held every two years, will take place in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Sessions will cover such topics as school bus technology, emissions standards, and the changing labor market.
The entrepreneur and TED speaker explains his 100 Days of Rejection project, which he says helps in overcoming fears and pursuing success.
The state directors’ annual gathering also addresses the use of tablets and GPS units for school bus drivers.