Creating an age-inclusive workplace culture, the importance of effective teams, and sharing knowledge were key discussions during the Sunday keynotes and sessions.
ARVA, Ontario — Murphy Bus Lines was one of the many pupil transportation operations impacted by this year’s harsh winter, but in the face of the challenges it presented, the company’s employees worked together and remained focused on safely transporting students.
Vice President Rob Murphy said the company experienced mornings when the temperature was minus 25 degrees Celsius (which is minus 13 degrees Fahrenheit), and for two days after Christmas break, bus service was brought to a halt when the temperature fell even lower due to the wind chill factor: minus 40 degrees Celsius (which is minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit). This was the lowest temperature the area had experienced in 20 years, according to Murphy.
The school bus manufacturer will start offering Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems’ Intellipark Electronic Parking Brake on its Saf-T-Liner C2 and Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley electric bus in July 2020.
Susan Miller is recognized by Child Safety Network for her work with that organization and the Transportation Security Administration to bring security training to all the state’s districts.
Grech’s luxury buses give fleets of a variety of models to choose from. While these vehicles differ in size, make, and model, they all share one common attribute—they provide employees, executives, and customers an unparalleled transportation experience that will improve their internal or external brands.
The 17-year-old student is facing a juvenile delinquency charge after she reportedly is shown on video hitting a student who has special needs in the face several times while on the school bus.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer urges the agency to release study findings on the worthiness of a federal requirement, which he says could open the door to funding.
Olentangy Local School District's student population is growing fast. Getting driver feedback on routing and enhancing training help the district efficiently transport more than 10,000 students to and from school every day.
The electronic control systems manufacturer will offer the Safe-T-Seat through Freedman Seating Co. starting in the first quarter of 2020.
The bus driver resigns after being recorded on two separate occasions using her cell phone while driving a school bus.
The state director of pupil transportation and seasoned school transportation veteran will retire on Nov. 8 after serving the industry for nearly 25 years.
Bucky Law, president of The Bus Center Family of Companies and Dealer Advisory Council chairman, releases a statement about the voluntary recall issued for over 50,000 buses.
A special driver appreciation breakfast, a ride-along with local law enforcement officers, and a school bus illegal passing technology showcase marked NAPT’s National School Bus Safety Week.
Pupil transportation providers, suppliers, and elected officials nationwide host press conferences, push school bus safety bills, and hold events to appreciate bus drivers.
The aviation and safety expert, who is helping the association kick off its “Zip. Zero. Nada. None.” campaign, discusses applying data for more proactive risk mitigation and human-machine teaming.
Alyssa Shepherd is found guilty of three counts of felony reckless homicide, a felony count of criminal recklessness, and a misdemeanor count of passing a school bus causing injury when the stop arm is extended.