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Murphy Bus Lines keeps students safe during harsh winter

Murphy Bus Lines was one of the many pupil transportation operations impacted by this year’s harsh winter, but in the face of the challenges it presented, the company’s employees worked together and remained focused on safely transporting students.

Background check changes proposed for Ontario bus drivers

The Highway Traffic Act would be amended to eliminate the requirement for a criminal record search as a condition of getting a school bus driver’s license. Instead, the Education Act would be amended to require that school bus drivers have a vulnerable sector search, which is a criminal check that includes a search of the pardoned sexual offender database. The Ontario School Bus Association says the changes would save “a lot of time and hassle by only having to do the one check.”