The National Association for Pupil Transportation Conference and Trade Show deadline for two related scholarships is Sept. 18. The Sol Englander Innovation in School Transportation Safety Scholarship deadline is Oct. 11.
The South Carolina Association for Pupil Transportation is the first state association to commit to the National Association for Pupil Transportation’s “Zip. Zero. Nada. None.” Campaign. The campaign’s goal is to reach zero school bus rider fatalities by 2025.
Over 130,963 school bus drivers participated in this year’s one-day count, conducted by NASDPTS.
The presidents of the NSTA, NAPT, and NASDPTS send a joint letter to Congress expressing support for the Stop for School Buses Act of 2019 to address illegal passing.
After investigating the 2017 fatal school bus fire in Iowa, the National Transportation Safety Board recommends several new school bus safety requirements and calls for fire suppression systems on school buses.
The student transportation leader from Tennessee, who served the industry for about 40 years, has passed away.
Winners will receive up to $50,000 in smart fleet hardware technology.
Those who have been NAPT members for at least three years and have at least three years of special-needs transportation experience are eligible. The submissions deadline is July 30.
The National Association for Pupil Transportation is working with other industry organizations on a campaign to eliminate school transportation-related fatalities by 2025 called “Zip. Zero. Nada. None.”
It is essential that the motorists who share the road with bus drivers stop for stopped school buses. However, it is encouraging to see how technology is evolving to help provide an even safer ride for all students.
Paul T. Stewart, former state director of West Virginia, founding member of prominent pupil transportation organizations, and mentor to many, passes away at age 100.
The National Congress on School Transportation’s writing committees are seeking subject matter experts and public comment as they prepare for the 2020 Congress.
A school bus fire demonstration, sessions and awards addressing safety and training, and a trade show showcasing the latest technology were some of the draws at this year's NAPT and NASDPTS conferences.