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16 Things I’ve Learned About School Buses in 16 Years

Former SBF Executive Editor Thomas McMahon bids a fond farewell to the school transportation industry after 16 years.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10003356/16-things-ive-learned-about-school-buses-in-16-years
Categories: Management
10 Fascinating People in Pupil Transportation

Who served as a mechanic for Marine One, the presidential helicopter? Which Texas transportation director was born in Iran? And who used to draw blood for a...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10009588/10-fascinating-people-in-pupil-transportation
Categories: Management
Q&A: Phil Horlock Points to Strong School Bus Sales, Despite Impact of Steel Tariffs

With healthy property tax revenue and high demand to replace old school buses, industry sales will hit recent highs again this year, says the Blue Bird CEO....

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10009589/qa-phil-horlock-points-to-strong-school-bus-sales-despite-impact-of-steel-tariff
Categories: Special Needs Transportation
School Bus Driver Wins 2 Medals at Track Championships

Emma McGowan, who drives a special-needs bus for Gwinnett County (Ga.) Public Schools, continues to outrun the competition at the world masters meet.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10040969/school-bus-driver-wins-2-medals-at-track-championships
Categories: Management, Safety
NASDPTS Marks Half a Century of Leadership in Pupil Transportation Policy

The association, which turns 50 in November, connects state directors with federal regulators, school bus manufacturers, suppliers, and other industry groups.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10040974/nasdpts-marks-half-a-century-of-leadership-in-pupil-transportation-policy
Categories: Management, Safety

The lightning reportedly struck nearby and traveled to where the children were standing under a tree. All three were recovering in the hospital.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10040975/3-students-injured-by-lightning-at-illinois-school-bus-stop
Categories: Management, Safety

Reports indicate that the truck hit another vehicle, veered into opposing traffic, and collided with the bus. School bus driver Sarah Slovinsky is...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10040978/school-bus-driver-killed-in-head-on-crash-with-pickup-truck-in-pennsylvania
Categories: Management, Safety
2 Killed in School Bus Yard Shooting in Tennessee

Warren Nostrom is charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shootings of his estranged wife and one other person at the Cumberland County School...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10040983/2-killed-in-school-bus-yard-shooting-in-tennessee
Categories: Management, Safety
5 Questions: Tammy Knipp on Bolstering School Bus Oversight in Tennessee

Dr. Tammy Knipp, Tennessee's state director of student transportation, discusses her background and her role in overseeing school bus safety, training...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10009593/5-questions-tammy-knipp-on-bolstering-school-bus-oversight-in-tennessee
How Director's Service in Marines Applies to Pupil Transportation

After retiring from the Marine Corps, Adam James took on the role of director of transportation for Greenville (S.C.) County Schools. Here, he shares...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10003358/how-directors-service-in-marines-applies-to-pupil-transportation
Categories: Management, Safety
Last Call: Nominate a Great School Transportation Director

Know an exemplary transportation director who deserves recognition? SBF is still accepting nominations for our Administrator of the Year award —...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041051/last-call-nominate-a-great-school-transportation-director
Categories: Management, Safety

Officials say two cars were shooting at each other, and one apparently missed the other car and hit the bus. One student is injured by debris.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10040987/man-accused-of-firing-shot-that-struck-school-bus
Categories: Management, Safety
‘Invisible Bus’ Presentation Spotlights School Bus Safety for Gas Company Drivers

Invited to address truck drivers and other staff at Intermountain Gas Co., an Idaho student transportation expert explains the importance of stopping for...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10040988/invisible-bus-presentation-spotlights-school-bus-safety-for-gas-company-drivers
Categories: Management, Safety
Police: Student Makes False Bomb Threat on School Bus

After a threat is called in, the driver pulls over, and a bomb squad clears the bus. Massachusetts police say a student will be charged.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10040994/police-student-makes-false-bomb-threat-on-school-bus
Categories: Maintenance, Management, Safety, Special Needs Transportation

Fourteen students are on board when fire breaks out. The bus team begins the evacuation, and neighbors step in to help.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10040996/special-needs-students-safely-evacuated-as-school-bus-catches-fire
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Maintenance, Management
Arizona Tabs VW Funds to Replace Old School Buses

The state plans to use two-thirds of its Volkswagen settlement money to buy around 300 new school buses in low-income communities.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041010/arizona-tabs-vw-funds-to-replace-old-school-buses
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Maintenance, Management, Safety, Special Needs Transportation
NAPT Reveals 2018 Conference Agenda

Workshops will cover such topics as school choice, employee retention, and school shootings. A live-action event will demonstrate school bus fires and...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041014/napt-reveals-2018-conference-agenda
School Bus Drivers Take Heat for Closing Windows

In some parts of the country, school buses are back on the road amid high temperatures. Two recent incidents show what a touchy subject the use of bus...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10003359/school-bus-drivers-take-heat-for-closing-windows
Categories: Management, Safety
HopSkipDrive Expands Ride Service for Kids to San Diego

After launching in Denver earlier this year, the app-based child transportation service broadens its coverage of California.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041018/hopskipdrive-expands-ride-service-for-kids-to-san-diego
Categories: Management, Safety

Some Dallas-area districts are now operating their own bus service, while others opt to outsource. Residents voted last year to shut down transportation...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041019/after-demise-of-dallas-county-schools-local-districts-launch-new-school-bus-oper
Categories: Management, Safety
Change to School Bus Passing Law Sparks Concerns in Georgia

A state bill signed into law earlier this year modifies requirements for stopping for school buses and decreases fines for some violations.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041022/change-to-school-bus-passing-law-sparks-concerns-in-georgia
Categories: Management, Safety

Investigators in California find that the man was riding his bicycle through lanes of stopped traffic when he was struck by the bus.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041025/bicyclist-dies-after-colliding-with-school-bus
Categories: Management, Safety
Michael Tornabe Goes Beyond the Contract for Top Service

The Logan Bus Co. leader grows the family business while staying connected with staff and customers, who say he exceeds requirements to do what’s best...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10009599/michael-tornabe-goes-beyond-the-contract-for-top-service
Categories: Management, Safety

Loretta Depew is awarded nearly $97,000. She was fired for leaving a student on her bus, but she asserted that a male driver was only suspended for the same...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041036/fired-school-bus-driver-claims-gender-discrimination-wins-lawsuit
Categories: Management
Indiana District Shifts High School Vicinity to ‘Limited-Transportation Zone’

The move modifies a previous plan for a 1-mile-radius “no-transportation zone” around the school, within which students would not have received...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041043/indiana-district-shifts-high-school-vicinity-to-limited-transportation-zone
Categories: Management, Safety
New Vice Chairman Sworn In for National Transportation Safety Board

Aviation veteran Bruce Landsberg starts his term as a board member and vice chairman for the safety agency.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041044/new-vice-chairman-sworn-in-for-national-transportation-safety-board
Categories: Management
Ohio District Boosts Pay for Substitute School Bus Drivers

The Streetsboro City Schools board approves a new pay rate of $14.50 per hour for sub drivers, up from $13.91.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041070/ohio-district-boosts-pay-for-substitute-school-bus-drivers
Categories: Management, Safety
First Student Expands in Canada With School Bus Operator Acquisition, New Contracts

North America’s biggest school bus contractor acquires Ontario-based CG Pearson Bus Lines.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041054/first-student-expands-in-canada-with-school-bus-operator-acquisition-new-contrac
Categories: Management, Safety
Michael Tornabe Named <I>School Bus Fleet</i>’s Contractor of the Year

The Logan Bus Co. leader has grown the family business while staying connected with staff and customers, who cite his dedication to doing what’s best...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041058/michael-tornabe-named-ischool-bus-fleet-is-contractor-of-the-year
Categories: Management, Safety

April Christopher faces a misdemeanor charge for a 2016 crash in which she made a left turn and struck an oncoming vehicle, investigators say. 

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041059/school-bus-driver-indicted-in-traffic-death-in-tennessee
Categories: Management, Safety

The Senate clears Trump nominees Bruce Landsberg and Jennifer Homendy, bringing the investigative agency to a full board.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041061/2-new-members-confirmed-for-national-transportation-safety-board
Categories: Management, Safety
Iowa District Expands Evacuation Training to All Students

As a teen, Teresa Hartley had to take action after a school bus crash. Now as a transportation director, she’s working to ensure every student is on...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10009606/iowa-district-expands-evacuation-training-to-all-students
Categories: Management, Safety

The Colorado State Patrol says the truck driver fell asleep and drifted into the opposing lane and hit the bus, which rolled.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041082/students-injured-when-pickup-truck-strikes-school-bus
Categories: Management, Safety

The new corporate name reflects a broader portfolio following two acquisitions. The company will continue to provide school bus stop-arm camera enforcement...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041087/american-traffic-solutions-rebrands-as-verra-mobility
Categories: Management
District Decreases School Bus Service Due to Driver Shortage

Baldwin City (Kan.) School District discontinues transportation for students who live less than 2.5 miles from their school.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041092/district-decreases-school-bus-service-due-to-driver-shortage
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Maintenance, Management
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Resigns

Pruitt has been the subject of multiple ethics investigations. President Trump accepts his resignation while continuing to defend his work at the EPA.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041093/epa-administrator-scott-pruitt-resigns
Categories: Alternative Fuels

The major engine manufacturer will purchase Efficient Drivetrains Inc., which is supplying powertrains for forthcoming electric school bus models.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041100/cummins-to-acquire-electric-and-hybrid-powertrain-provider-edi
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Management
California Finalizes Plan for $423 Million Share of VW Funds

The state earmarks $130 million for electric buses. The mitigation funding is expected to become available starting in early 2019.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041106/california-finalizes-plan-for-423-million-share-of-vw-funds
Categories: Management, Safety, Special Needs Transportation
Q’Straint Launches Online Training Course for Wheelchair Securement

The new “Securement 101” course covers safety and liability, equipment operation, and securing wheelchairs and occupants.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041112/qstraint-launches-online-training-course-for-wheelchair-securement
Categories: Management, Safety
NHTSA Administrator Nominee Narrowly Clears Senate Committee

Heidi King, President Trump’s pick to lead NHTSA, moves closer to confirmation. She is currently the agency’s deputy administrator.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041109/nhtsa-administrator-nominee-narrowly-clears-senate-committee
Categories: Management, Safety
5 Questions: Dennis Maple on First Student's New Tech, Solutions Service

The First Student president shares details on new developments, including mobile apps, paperless shop technology, and a division that offers consulting,...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10009610/5-questions-dennis-maple-on-first-students-new-tech-solutions-service
Categories: Management, Safety
NTSB Releases Full Report on Chattanooga and Baltimore School Bus Crashes

The 119-page document includes details on each crash, driver oversight issues, conclusions of the investigations, and the agency’s recommendations.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041118/ntsb-releases-full-report-on-chattanooga-and-baltimore-school-bus-crashes
Categories: Management, Safety
Walking School Bus Program Gets Moving in Central Oregon

A Bend-based nonprofit is creating walking school bus routes throughout the region, with meeting points, timetables, and trained volunteers.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041129/walking-school-bus-program-gets-moving-in-central-oregon
Categories: Management, Safety
School Bus Fire Demo Highlights Need for Preparedness

A training event at Stafford County (Va.) Public Schools shows drivers the importance of school bus evacuation training. The concept will come to the NAPT...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041125/school-bus-fire-demo-highlights-need-for-preparedness
Roundtable Continued: School Bus Contractors on Job Highlights, Industry Changes

Read more from our conversation with four contracting pros. In this web exclusive, they discuss changes they’ve seen in the industry and what they...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10003363/roundtable-continued-school-bus-contractors-on-job-highlights-industry-changes
Categories: Maintenance, Management
Chicago Expert Importers Names New Director of Sales

Jim Clark is appointed to the role at CEI, which supplies chassis castings and engine mountings for the school bus industry.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041140/chicago-expert-importers-names-new-director-of-sales
Categories: Management
Report Recommends School Buses to Relieve Traffic in California County

A grand jury in Marin County calls for a coordinated school bus service to curb traffic congestion.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041132/report-recommends-school-buses-to-relieve-traffic-in-california-county
Categories: Alternative Fuels, Management
Number of Propane School Buses in Operation Tops 15,000, PERC Reports

The Propane Research & Education Council unveils a video that highlights autogas growth in the school transportation market.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041133/number-of-propane-school-buses-in-operation-tops-15-000-perc-reports
Categories: Maintenance, Management
90% of Missouri School Buses Pass Initial Inspection

Out of more than 12,000 school buses inspected by the state’s Highway Patrol this year, 10,888 are found to have no defects. Others require repairs.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041134/90-of-missouri-school-buses-pass-initial-inspection
Categories: Management, Safety

Authorities say students were to blame for a school bus incident in Grants Pass, Oregon, that reportedly sparked misleading accounts on social media.

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10041137/school-bus-driver-cleared-of-accusations-by-students


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