National Transportation Safety Board investigative staff and board members will meet on April 7 on the October 2018 crash, which killed three students and injured another.
The recent Oregon Pupil Transportation Association Workshop covered topics ranging from responding to a school shooting and a fatal school bus fire to clarify confusing information on CBD oil.
Riverside Community School District reaches a settlement with the family of a student who died in a 2017 school bus fire.
A fatal Iowa school bus fire spurred the NTSB to recommend that physical performance tests be mandated for all school bus drivers. A New York school district details the success it has seen as a result of requiring the testing.
Pupil transporters don’t have the luxury of relying on assumptions when utilizing resources. Having real and accurate data will spark fruitful conversations about the future of pupil transportation.
As autonomous vehicles become mainstream, safer travel for all may indeed be a reality. The in-between time, though, remains a learning environment for everyone.
The confirmations bring the investigative agency back to a full board of five members for the first time in nearly a year.
Seat belts have evolved considerably over the last few decades and now offer behavior and safety benefits, presenters said.
Several transportation and safety representatives discuss with attendees the issue of illegal school bus passing and the importance of route planning and prevention with new technologies and practices.
Creating an age-inclusive workplace culture, the importance of effective teams, and sharing knowledge were key discussions during the Sunday keynotes and sessions.
The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) held its annual conference in Washington, D.C., for the first time from Oct. 13 to 17. Hot topics included electric buses, illegal bus passing, and safety recommendations on fire suppression systems, seat belts, and evacuation training.
Federal officials join pupil transporters in the nation’s capital to discuss fitness testing, fire suppression, seat belts, and other recommendations based on recent crashes, and share resources.
In response to National Transportation Safety Board findings in the fatal Iowa school bus fire in 2017, the state is looking at adopting new physical performance testing for drivers.
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