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.
An Oklahoma driver resigns and an aide is suspended after reportedly leaving a 7-year-old with a wheelchair who has cerebral palsy on a bus for over six hours and not reporting it.
The Florida aide was charged with 32 counts of child abuse in June, but the charges were dropped because state law allows parents and other adults to use corporal punishment.
The new laws address federal regulations compliance, proof of physical fitness, regular safety training, and communication about drivers with suspended or revoked licenses.
The Wisconsin-based operator is using materials provided by Busing on the Lookout to train employees on identifying and reporting signs of human trafficking.
Tammy Cummings, a bus driver and safety trainer for Greenville County (S.C.) Schools, is the winner of the first AMF-Bruns National Special-Needs School Bus Driver Of The Year Award.
A training program shows Canastota Central (N.Y.) School District transportation staff how to respond to active shooters and what signs to look for in students.
The latest national report shows that in three of the fatal incidents, the school bus had its stop arm extended and its red lights activated when it was passed by a vehicle that struck a student.
The company has updated its Danger Zones Training Program to re-emphasize the need for bus drivers to ensure that students are following proper crossing procedures.
David Christopher steps into the role of executive director of the New York Association for Pupil Transportation as Peter Mannella moves into a part-time role in retirement.