From Arizona to Texas to New York, school bus drivers and students alike receive a warm welcome as they embark on a new school year.
Districts in New York, North Carolina, Minnesota, and Virginia are rolling out the technology solutions supplier's “Here Comes the Bus” app.
Fairfax County Public Schools backs its 1,325 drivers with a discipline-tracking system for better follow-up and puts driver supervisors on the road to assist as needed. Additionally, fleet upkeep is boosted with county-employed technicians.
The power and energy company’s electric school bus program would add 50 buses to its Virginia service territory by the end of 2020, and then possibly 1,000 buses to the area by 2025.
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 Virginia aide allegedly grabs and punches a 12-year-old boy to restrain him on three separate occasions, and the bus driver is accused of failing to intervene or alert school officials.
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.
The company has been operating in California and Colorado. This is its first foray into the East Coast market.
Virginia Beach City Public Schools installs the cameras on 100 of its buses and is working with the city’s police department to determine whether to add them to more buses.
News that drew the most traffic on the School Bus Fleet website this year covered illegal school bus passing, a petition for tougher penalties on stop-arm running, and student and driver fatalities in the danger zone.
Henrico County (Va.) Public Schools receives the first Saf-T-Liner C2 school bus equipped with the new Detroit DD5 engine.
The Virginia bus driver evacuates students after the driver of a dump truck hits the bus from behind, causing it to flip onto its side. Five students and the bus driver suffer minor injuries.
A school bus is transporting 33 students from Dinwiddie County (Va.) Public Schools when a motorist crashes into the bus. Several students on board and the motorist suffered minor injuries.