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.
A new contract brings more than 1,000 Washington, D.C.-area bus drivers and attendants to pay parity with other government employees by the next fiscal year.
More than 5,000 drivers have been caught on camera and fined for illegally passing Richmond Public Schools buses.
Mary Bennette-Browing of Virginia asks her homeowner’s association to reconsider a request to allow a school bus to drive into the private community to pick up her two children, who have special needs.
Albemarle County (Va.) Public Schools conducted the pilot with extended stop arms on school buses in May and June.