Threat response was the hot topic at the OPTA training event, which included a live demonstration with a SWAT team.
From holiday parades to creative tree decorations to a toy drive, school buses and those who drive them get festive.
The dealer adds Brattain International’s five locations in Portland, Salem, Albany, Eugene, and Bend to its already established footprint in northern California.
Oregon district staff members help adapt Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports to the school bus. Incidents decline, and relationships strengthen between school staff and drivers as well as drivers and students.
Lap-shoulder belts, NTSB investigations, and rideshare services for students were among the issues discussed at the Oregon Pupil Transportation Association’s 2018 gathering in Eugene. See SBF’s pics from the event here.
A Bend-based nonprofit is creating walking school bus routes throughout the region, with meeting points, timetables, and trained volunteers.
Authorities say students were to blame for a school bus incident in Grants Pass, Oregon, that reportedly sparked misleading accounts on social media.
Police say the 9-year-old runs alongside her bus as it drives away, and then she runs into the road and is hit by a pickup truck.
School districts and contractors celebrate pupil transporters with festivities that include breakfasts and lunches, cards made by students, and visits from dignitaries.
Schetky Northwest Bus Sales sees improvements in efficiency and customer experience through the certification program for Thomas dealers.
Sessions at the Oregon Pupil Transportation Association event cover such compelling issues as missed bus stops, stop-arm running, and crashes with stationary objects. New school buses and a scenic river also catch attendees' attention.
John Shea joins the mobile video surveillance provider to manage sales and customer relationships on the West Coast.
Following the motorcoach association’s response to an SBF article, Chris Ellison of Eugene School District clarifies details about the district’s charter-style school buses.