News that drew the most traffic on the School Bus Fleet website this year covered an attendance-based cash incentive, Collins’ new low-floor bus, and student fatalities in the danger zone.
The Propane Education & Research Council’s online “Straight Talk” video series features pupil transporters and other fleet owners discussing the alternative fuel’s advantages.
Dan Zylstra pitches in to mitigate the driver shortage at his school not only as a substitute driver, but also by researching the issue as he earns his doctorate in education.
The school bus runs a stop sign, hits a utility pole, and flips over, causing minor injuries to the students, police say.
Officers in Indiana ride school buses looking for distracted and law-breaking drivers. They have caught about 10 offending drivers per hour.
Jim Zeser of the Indiana State Police lobbies for road signs that alert drivers to stop for school buses.
Muncie Community Schools canceled the first two days of school due to transportation delays, no-show buses, and incorrect routes.
David Mansfield of Minnesota, Billy Wiseman of West Virginia, and Hannah Beard of Missouri place first in the competition’s three school bus categories.
The National School Transportation Association will host the 47th Annual School Bus Driver International Safety Competition on July 15 and 16 near Indianapolis, Indiana.
A semi tractor trailer in Indiana strikes the driver’s side of the bus and pushes it off the road. Students and the bus driver are treated for injuries.
Brad Miller, who works for Durham School Services’ Indianapolis location, and Ian Moulaison at Stock Transportation in Halifax, Nova Scotia, earn the certification.
Stories on stop arms, a school bus driver’s retirement after 52 years, and another driver’s tragic death in a crash in Colorado were among the most popular this year.
Monica Coburn will bring her experience with lap-shoulder belts on school buses to IMMI, which produces SafeGuard seating products.