Sessions on school bus safety, counterterrorism initiatives, and regulations are on the agenda for the upcoming NYSBCA convention.
Shenendehowa Central School District’s safety refresher covers such issues as hazard communication, transporting special-needs students, and how to prevent dragging incidents.
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation advises the public that 2.3 million children will be riding buses statewide, and that state law requires all vehicles to come to a full stop when approaching a school bus that has its red lights flashing.
Educational Bus Transportation, which provides transportation services to Copiague Public Schools, supplies the bus, which has a range of up to 120 miles before it requires charging.
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation gives the honor to Rose Winters of Owego Apalachin Central School District. She has worked for the district for 38 years.
A serious concern in school transportation is the stop-arm violation. Some fines are being increased and some laws are being toughened, but more funding is needed for educating the public.
The New York dealership is certified as a Navistar Diamond Edge dealer by IC Bus. The designation is based on parts and service metrics.
Aiming to boost efficiency, New York-based J&J Miles outfits its shop with heavy duty mobile column lifting technology, featuring the ebright Smart Control System.
In the $3.5 million annual pact with Lackawanna City School District, the contractor will provide transportation services, routing implementation, and 50 new vehicles.
Scott Goble has served as director of transportation for Canandaigua City School District for more than 25 years. He came to the school bus world from a public transit system.
Mark Primeau is honored for his dedication to the safety and success of his passengers. On one baseball team trip, he filled in as first base coach.
More than 100 drivers took part in the 45th annual New York State School Bus Safety Competition, which was hosted by the New York School Bus Contractors Association.
A man in New York is accused of smashing the front door of a grocery store, dragging out an ATM, and loading it into a getaway vehicle: a yellow school bus.