NYSBCA hosts an event to draw attention to the importance of motorists stopping for school buses and to call for tougher laws against illegally passing stopped school buses.
NYAPT coordinates events for the day for the 23rd year. Police officers and county sheriff patrols monitor traffic around school buses for motorists who illegally pass them.
NYAPT’s March 16 survey of illegal passing of school buses finds that 800 school bus drivers reported they were passed a total of 404 times.
Leonard Bus Sales wins the Type A school bus manufacturer’s top dealer honor for the third year in a row.
NYAPT’s latest study of illegal passing of school buses finds an increased rate of violations compared to previous counts.
Students will use the new injection pump from Leonard Bus Sales for hands-on engine troubleshooting, repair and training.
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation’s Jan. 20 survey found that 1,057 school bus drivers reported a total of 504 illegal passing incidents. The total estimated illegal passing rate statewide is 23,841 passes for that day.
In the new position, Joseph Doyle will manage training programs for New York Bus Sales customers, technicians and sales staff. He will also work with industry associations statewide on training activities.
The Saratoga County (N.Y.) Board of Supervisors honored the company for the milestone, its leadership in the school bus industry and its economic contributions to the county.
Anna Sollozzo, who worked for the Yonkers (N.Y.) Board of Education, pleaded guilty to second degree grand larceny and third degree criminal tax fraud charges for her role in billing the board for non-existent bus service for nearly two years.
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation’s Dec. 16 survey found that 912 school bus drivers reported a total of 592 passing incidents, making the total estimated rate 32,456 illegal passes statewide, up from 30,735 passing incidents recorded in the Nov. 18 survey.
Los Angeles Unified School District receives a threat it deems credible to several unspecified schools. School buses have been recalled to bus yards due to the school closures.
Phillip James Nice started driving school buses in New York in 1949 and did not stop until two days before his death on Nov. 21 at age 84. He had driven 1 million miles transporting several generations of students.