Vikki Boyce Czechowicz of New York notices smoke coming from the under dashboard, evacuates the 19 students aboard her bus right before the engine area catches fire. She is presented with a Heroism Award.
Kansas City Public Schools adds 155 propane buses and Harris County School District received 11 new diesel school buses.
Hudson Bus Lines teams up with the Travis Mills Foundation on a “Plane Pull” event to raise the funds for a retreat for veterans and their families.
John Fowler, who lives next door to one of the company’s Florida bus terminals, keeps track of the buses in the yard. The school bus company presents him with an STI Cares Brand Ambassador goodie bag.
Student Transportation of America continues its annual tradition of expressing appreciation for its dedicated employees.
About 150 employees in Omaha took part in a “Stuff-the-Bus” event, donating and collecting items for those affected by the major flood disasters in the state.
Location managers for the school bus contractor nominated employees for the honor, which highlights safety performance and extraordinary character.
Student Transportation of America raises funds for the STI Cares Foundation, the school bus company’s philanthropic arm, and for a Pennsylvania cancer support charity.
Lurlean Hinton-Hodges, a school bus driver with Lakeside Bus in Wisconsin, receives the Milwaukee Superintendent’s Award for Excellence in Education for starting a reading program on her bus.
STI Cares distributed approximately $70,000 in scholarship grants, over $50,000 in hardship grants, more than $20,000 in charitable donations, and participated in numerous fundraisers.
Take a look at these fascinating photo submissions from industry personnel and those from the Snapshots department in recent issues of School Bus Fleet.
The companies are offering a series of videos with safety tips on danger zones, crossing the street, and pick up and drop off procedures.
Gene Kowalczewski will oversee the group's North American school bus operations.