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School Bus Driver Leaves 2 Students at Bus Stop

A North Carolina bus driver waits five minutes for students to board and then resumes the route. The mother of one of the students is trying to press charges against the driver, but the district says the driver followed protocol.

6 Ways to Instill Safety Culture Among Drivers

Making sure drivers commit to preventive behaviors and that they understand how to eliminate risk are key. Discussing near-miss incidents as a group has also proved to be effective.

Maine could adopt new rule about transporting alcohol on buses

The state Department of Education is considering a rule next year that would prohibit school bus drivers from having unopened containers of alcohol in their vehicles after students found their driver's unopened beer on the bus. Currently, there is no state law that prohibits this.

Crime and punishment

In the February issue, Executive Editor Thomas McMahon described an incident in which a school bus driver was charged with illegally passing another school bus. He asked readers to tell us how they would respond to such an incident at their operation, and what offenses lead to immediate termination.

Innovative Driving Course Sharpens Skills

Before the start of the school year, Harford County Public Schools sets up an elaborate range of obstacles to test its bus drivers. Learning from past accidents and mastering difficult maneuvers are key steps to maximizing safety.

Restructuring Transportation for Tight Budgets

Districts across the country are facing budget cuts — sometimes drastic. Pupil transportation professionals are examining innovative ways to maintain current levels of service with significantly fewer dollars.

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