School bus manufacturers keep their focus on making every child’s ride as safe as possible with a variety of safety features.
Vincent J. "Jim" Troiola's lifetime of service now turns toward a commitment to save veterans from suicide through the American Legion's "Be the One" initiative.
It’s hard to believe I’ve already been at the wheel of School Bus Fleet for a year. A lot of the job has been drinking from the firehose of information – the alphabet soup of associations, the different types of buses, the varieties of equipment, the manufacturers, the rules and regulations. I’ve taken in a lot, but there’s so much more to absorb and process.
The main issue seems to be the language of the Sunshine Protection Act. Many legislators seem to prefer no more clock changing, but they can’t agree on whether to stick with standard or daylight saving as the new default.
The Thomas Built Buses customer support manager died on Aug. 20 at the age of 50.
Walorski, who helped champion the Stop for School Buses Act (STOP Act), was mourned by the National School Transportation Association. NSTA leaders remembered her as compassionate and kind.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency aims to help non-prioritized applicants get the most funding possible for new battery-electric school buses in tandem with the EPA's Clean School Bus Program.
An Aug. 19 deadline awaits districts that want to take advantage of federal funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Disruptive behavior, sometimes caused by these summer breaks, is on the rise and can prove particularly challenging during the first six weeks of the school year, Brooke Garcia said. In those instances, “the driver needs to the thermostat in the bus, rather than the thermometer.”
Thomas, who runs Community Bus Service, was among the award recipients during the National School Transportation Association's convention banquet.
Advocates with the National School Transportation Association are asking for a 5-year exemption for school bus drivers seeking their commercial driver's license. If that's approved, a push for more permanent legislation may be on the horizon.
During a Clean School Bus Program webinar, investigators shared warning signs of fraud and gave tips to mitigate risks.
In this interview with School Bus Fleet, Mike Simmons, state pupil transportation director for Arkansas, discusses his history in the industry, his goals for NASDPTS, and advice for future transportation directors.
How does the FMCSA's decision to extend the "under-the-hood" waiver for commercial driver's license testing until Sept. 30 stand to affect your student transportation operation?
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration agrees that the waiver could help with the school bus driver shortage during peak recruitment season during the summer months.