Industry experts share advice for promoting proper sleep health, from monitoring driver hours to performing consistent wellness checks.
Emma McGowan, who drives a special-needs bus for Gwinnett County (Ga.) Public Schools, continues to outrun the competition at the world masters meet.
The Texas students help a driver who loses control of his bus: one takes the wheel and the other keeps students safe and calls 911.
More than 200 transportation employees at San Antonio ISD attend the two-day event — the first of its kind for the transportation department.
Wildfire smoke spurred me to start checking an air quality index. The data-driven experience brought to mind how, more than ever, numbers are readily available to track pupil transportation performance.
Opportunities to save money on health insurance premiums by participating in health screenings and fitness and education activities motivate employees while helping employers save on claims and reap the benefits of a healthier workforce.
An Idaho program's drivers would be tested on requirements such as being able to lift 50 pounds. The proposed testing follows a crash that injured dozens of junior high students.
In any line of work — and that includes pupil transportation — committing to regular exercise will pay off both personally and professionally. If you think you’re too busy, consider the multifaceted daily routine of school bus driver/competitive sprinter Emma McGowan.
A preliminary report finds that Glenn Chappell had hypertension, diabetes, and seizures, and in the past five years had been involved in at least 12 crashes or incidents while driving a school bus or personal vehicle.
Amid a reported rise in prescription drug misuse and illicit drug abuse in the general workforce, school transportation providers stay vigilant with up-to-date training, education, and wellness efforts.
Kari Chopper had an enlarged heart and may have experienced abnormal heart rhythm or a fainting episode before she crashed into a pillar at the Denver airport last month, according to the autopsy. No signs of drug or alcohol use were found.
The district’s transportation department and its union’s “Love Your Heart” initiative will encourage employees to develop healthy habits such as daily exercise.
If FMCSA decides to include the “S” endorsement requirements in a new federal mandate for entry-level commercial drivers, NAPT asks that states already meeting or exceeding the proposed requirements be exempt.