Pa. School Districts Warned Bus Driver Oversight is Lacking

Audits performed over an eight-year period discovered 10 school bus drivers across the Keystone State who should have been disqualified from their positions because of criminal convictions and nearly five dozen school districts that were deficient in keeping driver records.

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NAPT Offers “Missing Piece” of Hiring School Bus Drivers

The National Association for Pupil Transportation announced that it is working with an Atlanta-based consulting firm to create a customized tool that allows student transportation leaders to assess school bus driver judgement and decision-making ability.

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Contractor Rebuts CBS Claims About Driver Background Checks

Part of a damning report on a perceived lack of oversight on school bus drivers by CBS News centered on a former school bus driver being investigated for child pornography, and a statement he apparently made to police that his former employer was still trying to get him to come back to work despite his criminal background.

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California School District Hiring Part-Time Bus Driver

Corning Union Elementary School District in California's San Joaquin Valley is seeking a part-time school bus driver.

The position pays $15.93 to $19.38 per hour, depending on experience.

The successful candidate must be willing to participate in and pass a pre-employment drug test and live scan fingerprint clearance and verification of valid TB clearance. Corning Elementary School District is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and provider.

Apply here.

NTSB Urges Review of Baltimore City School Bus Drivers

The National Transportation Safety Board cited inadequate response to previous crash reports and incomplete driver documentation in reviewing the Nov. 1 fatal collision between a Baltimore City Public Schools bus and an MTA bus when issuing two recommendations that the Maryland State Department of Education strengthen its procedures for ensuring all school bus driver meet qualification standards.

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