Bud Fears represented both the school bus and paratransit segments, and played a key role in expanding the company’s wheelchair securement market in the Midwest region.
The National Association for Pupil Transportation learns from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that it has not completed the Entry Level Driver Training registry due to technical issues. NAPT expects the ELDT deadline to be delayed.
Senate Bill 6208 would have protected the seniority rights, wages, and benefits of the state’s school bus drivers.
House Bill 351 would require the state superintendent of public instruction to identify school systems with critical shortages and allow them to hire school retirees to drive while keeping their retiree pay.
An educational school bus safety display, snowy school bus yards, and a bus stopping for a moose to cross the road are among the captivating photo submissions from industry personnel and those from the Snapshots department in recent issues of School Bus Fleet.
Integrated mirrors with driver alert LEDs, an artificial intelligence-powered stop-arm camera system, and heavy-duty wheelchair tie-downs were some of the latest technology options showcased at the NAPT trade show on Nov. 5 in Columbus, Ohio.
The group of Maine students, with support from school staff and community members, is working to raise nearly $33,000 to add 15 extended stop arms to buses on routes with the highest number of illegal passing incidents.
A procession for Robert Brooks of Tennessee included the last school bus he drove after more than five decades of service.
Dean Transportation teaches drivers and aides the skills so they can better understand what a variety of students experience on the school bus.
Keith Dreiling, the state director of the Kansas Department of Education School Bus Safety Unit, discusses his passion for student safety and the changes that the department's renowned loading and unloading survey has undergone under his tenure.
Doug Hayes of Oregon buys the bus as a Christmas gift so he can begin taking five of his 10 grandkids to and from their small private school, which does not offer bus service.
2019’s numbers include a notable rise in Type A (small) bus sales, continuing an upward trend from last year. We are also seeing momentum in electric school bus sales.
A dispatcher at a Washington school district details how his transportation team has used G Suite and Google Sheets to reduce recurring questions, misinformation, confusion, and distractions for more efficient operations.
Building a relationship with a proactive provider, focusing on core data for your operation and using it for regular driver coaching are some of the best practices experts share with SBF.
Canyon State Bus Sales of Arizona is honored as the school bus manufacturer’s top dealer for 2019. The dealer also won the award in 2016.