The New York-based contractor awards a $1,000 scholarship to Marriana Mattice for her original artwork depicting a day in the life of a school bus.
Officials said the two drivers reportedly drive small school buses, transporting approximately 80 students on several routes.
School bus drivers and other transportation staff members across the U.S. were honored with special meals, cards, and prizes. In addition, longtime pupil transporters received recognition at events.
Jon Leonard, vice president of Leonard Bus Sales, succeeds his father, Mike, in the leadership role. He will have joint ownership of the company with his four brothers.
From driver appreciation meals to decorative posters and special treats from students, pupil transporters felt the love during the festivities in February.
Ann Kania, a driver for We Transport Inc., faced several challenges throughout her career, but says the safety of students was her number-one priority.
Logan Bus Co. is working with electric vehicle charging solutions provider Amply Power to convert the buses to electric and put them on the road in September 2020.
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.
Mike Martucci, the former owner and founder of Quality Bus Service and past president of the New York School Bus Contractors Association, announces his bid for a spot in the state Legislature.
Senate Bill 6208 would have protected the seniority rights, wages, and benefits of the state’s school bus drivers.
An educational school bus safety display, snowy school bus yards, and a bus stopping for a moose to cross the road are among the captivating photo submissions from industry personnel and those from the Snapshots department in recent issues of School Bus Fleet.
News that drew the most traffic on the School Bus Fleet website this year covered a serious school bus crash in Indiana, illegal bus passing, and recognition of drivers' heroic actions and service.
Eirene Farias, a bus driver for the Brewster (N.Y.) Central School District, uses her crafting skills to personalize her safety vest and those of her coworkers. The decorated vests also engage students.
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