Monday, January 25, 2021

Special Reports

NTSB Offers Information on Managing Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Fatigue Risks

A National Transportation Safety Board webinar this fall provided an overview of the health and environmental factors that can cause fatigue in commercial drivers. Although...
Estelle Graves, now a school bus driver for Michigan Center Schools, was involved in an attempted school bus hijacking incident in 1996.

Following Hijacking Attempt, Michigan School Bus Driver Embraces Survivor Role

The life of a school bus driver is never considered easy, especially when training is lacking. School bus drivers are more often than not...
An abandoned motel in Afton, Virginia

Identifying Homeless Students Challenging Due to Limited Transportation Services Nationwide

An underreported consequence of parked school buses during COVID-19 school closures is that students experiencing homelessness are falling through the cracks, leaving liaisons challenged...
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TSD Virtual: What Student Transporters Need to Know About Their Students

A three-part series on the Fundamentals of Special Needs Transportation was offered to attendees at this year’s virtual Transporting Students with Disabilities and Special...
3D Illustration Kette mit Herz

What Keeps Bus Drivers Loyal?

When school doors shut in March amid the growing spread of COVID-19, employee retention was likely on every transportation manager’s mind. Losing drivers and...
Small children with face mask back at school after covid-19 quarantine and lockdown.

Are Schools Super Spreaders for the COVID-19 Virus?

As schools nationwide reopen for in-person education, ensuring student and staff safety remains a priority. But how safe really is school reopening? While no federal...

January 2021

The first issue of 2021 contains articles on uptime, the use of video for training purposes, parents’ thoughts on...

Buyer’s Guide 2021

Find the latest vehicle production data and budget reports, industry trends, and contact information for state, national and federal...


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