Training on responding to active threats on the bus was the focus of the recent event put on by Oregon Pupil Transportation Association.
Threat response was the hot topic at the OPTA training event, which included a live demonstration with a SWAT team.
It is essential that the motorists who share the road with bus drivers stop for stopped school buses. However, it is encouraging to see how technology is evolving to help provide an even safer ride for all students.
Senior-level officials who have influence in purchasing decisions for school transportation fleets of at least 30 vehicles can apply to take part in the educational event through Feb. 1.
America’s Best competition winners and other student transportation professionals are recognized for training contributions. A student is honored for stepping in when his bus driver had a medical emergency.
A Colorado transportation director discusses with attendees the key leadership skills for keeping drivers on board.
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As the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018, here’s a look back at past and present state directors.
The pupil transportation community is primarily concerned with school buses. But there are circumstances when non-yellow buses come into play in the transportation of students.
Workshops will cover such topics as school choice, employee retention, and school shootings. A live-action event will demonstrate school bus fires and evacuations.
In Idaho, Bonnie See is recognized as Special Needs Driver of the Year, and Teri Woods is named Trainer of the Year. They are among award winners at the Idaho Association of Pupil Transportation conference.
The association recognizes top contestants in the 2018 School Bus Driver International Safety Competition and presents awards to contractors for outstanding service.
School Bus Fleet ConneX, slated for April 1 to 3 in Miami, will feature roundtable discussions, one-on-one meetings with suppliers, and networking activities.