Fairfax County Public Schools backs its 1,325 drivers with a discipline-tracking system for better follow-up and puts driver supervisors on the road to assist as needed. Additionally, fleet upkeep is boosted with county-employed technicians.
Texas and North Carolina transportation departments fill the gap in drivers’ schedules with work opportunities beyond more routes, such as administrative, cleaning, and technical tasks, and tap other staff to ease driver shortage. Meanwhile, an Illinois contractor offers space for socializing and relaxation.
In response to National Transportation Safety Board findings in the fatal Iowa school bus fire in 2017, the state is looking at adopting new physical performance testing for drivers.
Seven First Student sites are rolling out new in-vehicle tablet software that is designed to connect various parts of their operations, such as routes, drivers, vehicle tracking, GPS, and payroll.
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The children’s ridesharing company launches its ride service in Phoenix, Houston, and Seattle.
Paul Osland will be the school bus company's new president. He previously served as the organization's chief operating officer.
Learn how St. Charles (La.) Parish Public Schools works with Daimler Truck Financial and its local Thomas Built Buses dealer on a lease-purchase plan for fleet replacement.
The school bus OEM highlights the efficiency, reliability, and reduced emissions of today’s diesel engines.
In addition to Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area, the children’s ridesharing company will now provide transportation to schools in Sacramento, Calif.; San Diego; Miami; Phoenix; Dallas; Chicago; Seattle; and Washington, D.C.
David Wright of Tennessee was laid to rest in a casket designed like a school bus after passing away on Aug. 13. He was 76.
Florence Unified School District #1 and Boyertown Area School District partner with technology solutions supplier CalAmp to roll out the “Here Comes the Bus” app on their buses.
Bellwether Education Partners’ reports address issues that are shaping student transportation: school choice, greener alternatives, and safety issues associated with various modes of transportation taken to and from school.
The school bus OEM’s annual scholarships go to family members of dealer employees.
The three Gwinnett County (Ga.) Public Schools trainers quickly administer CPR to their coworker after she has a seizure, loses consciousness, and stops breathing during a training session.