LD 1641 would allow public school bus drivers to collect unemployment benefits during the summer. It also would award training grants to school districts.
Despite a handful of tragic incidents, school buses are the safest vehicles on the road, particularly given all the obstacles that drivers have to contend with every day.
The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act includes new transportation regulations that will soon impact training requirements for school bus drivers, with a compliance deadline of Feb. 7, 2020. Here, School Bus Safety Co. shares responses to common questions.
In a culture of ownership, employees are inspired to exercise their own judgments in applying the organization’s mission, vision, and goals to specific situations.
Enhancing driver satisfaction is key to developing a more cohesive and supportive workplace. Here, we share 10 tips for promoting positive driver engagement, from team-building activities to training resources that can help drivers do their job more effectively.
As Baby Boomers leave the workforce, other pupil transportation staff will have more opportunities to advance. Many school districts provide education, training, and mentorship — investments that pay off in employee retention and satisfaction.
Shenendehowa Central Schools partners with the Transportation Security Administration to conduct audits and training related to safety and incident command.
Training on responding to active threats on the bus was the focus of the recent event put on by Oregon Pupil Transportation Association.
The FMCSA amends Entry-Level Driver Training regulations to no longer require Class B CDL holders who want to upgrade to a Class A CDL to get the same training as individuals who have never held a CDL.
Pupil transportation's commitment to raise awareness of trafficking is a good reminder of how connected drivers are to their communities, and how crucial they can be to stopping or even preventing these crimes.
Drivers can use a few simple strategies to increase student compliance. However, focusing on adult behavior is just as important as that of the students.
The securement equipment supplier will honor a special-needs driver for standout service for the second year in a row. The winner will receive $1,000.
Illuminated safety products, driver training solutions, a video surveillance system, and an artificial intelligence-powered stop arm are just some of the options to look for in the new year.