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.
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.