Boydo, the training program manager for First Student, discusses developing a new training program for the school bus company, which includes procedures for its van service, and rolling out new procedures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Celina City Schools details the do’s and don’ts of riding the school bus, including proper loading/unloading procedures and wearing masks while on board.
Mike Martucci defeats the incumbent to become the state Senator for the 42nd district.
Timothy Hamilton, a 14-year driver for Waynesville (Mo.) R-VI School District, shares why he enjoys getting behind the wheel of the big yellow bus, from transporting students to having a flexible workday.
The association submits comments and testifies in a virtual meeting held by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
John Eisenberg, executive director of the National Association of State Directors of Special Education, highlights ways in which pupil transportation leaders and special educators can team up to meet student needs.
Two incidents are detailed in the annual survey conducted by the Kansas State Department of Education’s School Bus Safety Unit. The survey notes schools nationwide were closed for most of the second semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Until now, HEPA-14 filtration systems have been large and unwieldy, and there were no retrofit units on the market that would universally fit existing ambulances, transit vehicles, school buses, and crewed work trucks.
The technology will be standard on the manufacturer’s school buses. Nuvve and Lion have conducted projects demonstrating V2G feasibility for school districts and utilities in California and New York.
More than $140,000 in smart fleet management hardware will be awarded to school districts in California, Indiana, Colorado, Montana, Michigan, and Ohio.
Under the agency's Highway Safety Program Section 402, each state receives grant funding for projects related to their annual highway safety plan, which could include school bus safety projects.
The agency bolsters return-to-duty and removes exemption requirements for drivers with diabetes and some types of vision impairment. Meanwhile, it introduces a medication information form and clarifies sleep apnea testing requirements.