The National Association for Pupil Transportation Conference and Trade Show deadline for two related scholarships is Sept. 18. The Sol Englander Innovation in School Transportation Safety Scholarship deadline is Oct. 11.
Next year’s event will bring school bus operators and suppliers to Scottsdale, Ariz., for roundtable discussions, one-on-one meetings, and other networking activities.
A live action mock school bus accident, a safety competition, riveting sessions, and recognition ceremonies were just some of the events that took place at pupil transportation association conferences held across the U.S.
The association honors top contestants in the 2019 School Bus Driver International Safety Competition and presents awards to contractors for exceptional service.
Six of the state’s school bus drivers receive awards for their dedication and years of service.
The North Carolina Pupil Transportation Association held the first statewide school bus routing competition on June 27. Three contestants place and one winner was selected.
Loading and unloading procedures and communication were some of the topics covered at the California Association of School Transportation Officials' annual conference in Anaheim.
Take a look at some of the speakers and sessions at the California Association of School Transportation Officials' annual conference. There was even a special appointment of school bus "royalty."
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.