Sabine Konrad, driver instructor for Visalia Unified School District, demonstrates some key steps designed to boost safety when crossing students in the loading and unloading process use by the state.
The school bus manufacturer's Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley electric bus receives certification and eligibility for grant funding from two California agencies.
The new buses are part of the California Energy Commission's $94 million school bus replacement program to help pupil transportation providers replace more than 200 diesel school buses throughout the state.
Submissions to our annual photo contest provide yet more evidence of the fact that the pupil transporter is so much more than “just a bus driver.” There are so many talented people — and not just drivers — in this profession.
Bobit Business Media, the parent company of School Bus Fleet, establishes a new association: the Global Ground Transportation Institute.
Winning entries in the 15th edition of School Bus Fleet’s Photo Contest present a closer look at some of the remarkable, day-to-day scenes of pupil transportation. These shots were selected from 103 total entries, which were judged by SBF’s editors.
The smart fleet management technology supplier’s downloadable list is designed to help California pupil transporters ensure full compliance with a law requiring child-check reminder alarm systems on school buses.
Gerald Douglas Rupple of California is sentenced to 210 days in jail after failing to disclose a medical condition that caused him to pass out and crash a bus with students on board.
Paradise Unified School District accepts donations of 14 new school bus video surveillance systems and installation services after sustaining damage to some of its schools and buses during last year's Camp Fire.
Salena Torres is given the North Region School Bus Driver of the Year award by the California Highway Patrol and the California Department of Education for the November incident.
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."
As Baby Boomers leave the workforce, other pupil transportation staff will have more opportunities to advance. Many school districts provide education, training, and mentorship — investments that pay off in employee retention and satisfaction.