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.
Stephen W. Puchta, the Ohio State Director of Pupil Transportation, passed away unexpectedly on March 13. He was 65.
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.
At the Iowa Department of Education, Christensen has streamlined driver training. His involvement in professional organizations has also enhanced pupil transportation safety.
As projects and concepts for autonomous school vehicles move forward, they gather data on use and performance. Pupil transportation leaders see a long road with some hurdles, but remain open to potential benefits.
As the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018, here’s a look back at past and present state directors.
The association, which turns 50 in November, connects state directors with federal regulators, school bus manufacturers, suppliers, and other industry groups.
Over 108,000 school bus drivers participated in this year’s one-day count, conducted by NASDPTS.