Suffolk Transportation in Bay Shore, N.Y., is partnering with Child Check-Mate and Zonar to allow service managers to monitor in real time if sleeping children are left alone on school buses at the end of routes.
Fifteen school districts in Texas are piloting a fully integrated security and transit management system called Busguard launched by both Dallas County Schools and local business Force Multiple Solutions.
On March 28, Idaho Gov. Butch Otter signed into law Senate Bill 1232, which is designed to protect Idaho school bus drivers from civil or criminal liability if they must intervene to help a child thought to be in imminent danger of harm.
Back for its fourth year, STN's trivia games runs now June 30 at stnonline.com, with each correct answer entering participants into a grand-prize drawing for an all-expenses-paid trip to attend the 21st Annual North American School Bus EXPO Conference and Trade Show this summer in Reno, Nev.
The school districts’ transportation department was a bronze winner in the 34thannual Telly Awards for its creative efforts with a school bus safety music and dance video that was in honor of National School Bus Safety Week last October.