ALC Schools completed more than 1.75 million student passenger trips in 2019 and is marking the one-year anniversary of its dispatch and operations center in Raleigh, N.C.
From holiday parades to toy drives, school buses and those who drive them get festive for the holidays.
The event, which was held Dec. 6 to 8, in Cypress, Texas, featured 24 competitors from 16 different states.
The child is able to safely evacuate the bus before it is engulfed in flames. The fire was apparently caused by a faulty wire near the bus’s engine, a district official said.
A 7-year-old student who is nonverbal and has autism is left alone on the bus for about six hours until she is found by school district officials.
Jed Routh, former logistics manager for the manufacturer’s operations team, is the new vice president of sales, service, and marketing. He replaces longtime Thomas Built veteran Ken Hedgecock.
Seat belts have evolved considerably over the last few decades and now offer behavior and safety benefits, presenters said.
A Wake County (N.C.) Public School System bus driver is transporting a student home when they notice smoke coming from the front of the bus, which apparently underwent inspection earlier that day.
Coleen Gaither of North Carolina loses control of the bus and later passes away despite efforts of students and first responders to save her. She had been employed by Davie County Schools since 1977.
Districts in New York, North Carolina, Minnesota, and Virginia are rolling out the technology solutions supplier's “Here Comes the Bus” app.
Texas and North Carolina transportation departments fill the gap in drivers’ schedules with work opportunities beyond more routes, such as administrative, cleaning, and technical tasks, and tap other staff to ease driver shortage. Meanwhile, an Illinois contractor offers space for socializing and relaxation.
School districts in Georgia, North Carolina, and Florida are using their buses to assist in evacuation efforts and transport hurricane relief supplies.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools says that with the addition of the alternative-fuel buses, it will be using more propane buses than any other school district in the state.
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