FirstGroup sells the North American intercity bus line and U.K. bus operation First Bus as part of a plan to focus on its pupil transportation and public transit brands.
The school bus contractor will begin providing transportation services for Hamilton County Schools at the start of the 2019-20 school year.
Katee Horner of Montana receives second place in First Student’s 2019 Be First Awards after purchasing reflective safety belts for students to wear at school bus stops.
Frank Naelitz of Ohio is named one of the Auto Care Association’s World Class Technicians.
The Easton-Redding-Region 9 School Districts select the school bus company to operate, maintain, and manage its student transportation services beginning with the 2019-20 school year.
Feature articles that drew the most traffic on the School Bus Fleet website in 2018 included tips on school bus safety, electric school buses, and student behavior management.
With many areas of the country already experiencing snow and ice, which can mean dangerous driving conditions, First Student is offering some winter driving safety tips.
Districts, school bus companies, and suppliers hold refresher training, partner with law enforcement, and advocate for key legislation.
First Student's Bozeman, Montana, location faces non-operational fees for allegedly not being able to provide enough drivers for some routes for a local school district.
The Wichita location achieves a score of 100% on its Kansas Highway Patrol inspections.
Some Dallas-area districts are now operating their own bus service, while others opt to outsource. Residents voted last year to shut down transportation provider Dallas County Schools.
The nationwide tour aims to reinforce safe school bus behavior through interactive activities, and remind motorists that they can help keep students safe by obeying stop-arm safety laws.
The school bus contractor will operate transportation services for the Ventura County Office of Education.