Here are a few offerings from some of SBF’s 2019 stories related to team-building and technology for a successful 2020.
The National Association for Pupil Transportation learns from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that it has not completed the Entry Level Driver Training registry due to technical issues. NAPT expects the ELDT deadline to be delayed.
Senate Bill 6208 would have protected the seniority rights, wages, and benefits of the state’s school bus drivers.
House Bill 351 would require the state superintendent of public instruction to identify school systems with critical shortages and allow them to hire school retirees to drive while keeping their retiree pay.
The association's comments help shape the landscape of pupil transportation in all fleets in the U.S., even if they are far removed from the spotlight of our nation’s Capital.
The group of Maine students, with support from school staff and community members, is working to raise nearly $33,000 to add 15 extended stop arms to buses on routes with the highest number of illegal passing incidents.
Some pupil transportation officials in the state back law enforcement's safety concerns about a plan to stop requiring front license plates on vehicles. They cite a reduced chance of identifying stop-arm runners.
Alyssa Shepherd of Indiana is sentenced to four years in prison, three years of house arrest and three years of probation, and will have her driver’s license suspended for 10 years.
The association invites U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) on its podcast, “The Bus Stop,” to discuss her journey to Capitol Hill and outline the Stop for School Buses Act of 2019.
The proposed package of legislation aims to restrict who can board and stiffen penalties on those who do so unlawfully, crack down on motorists who illegally pass buses, and allow stop-arm cameras.
Jonathan Gates of Oregon was found not to be under the influence of controlled substances after he was arrested for allegedly driving while impaired in the November crash.
H4696 would considerably raise penalties for illegally passing school buses and allow the state to overrule decisions made on the locations of some school bus stops.
One of the important lessons for employers from the #MeToo movement is that their employees expect them to do more than they have in the past to prevent workplace harassment.