School bus contractor Durham School Services donated 10 buses and drivers to transport participants of the Special Olympics of Illinois' annual Torch Run Plane Pull. Teams from local law enforcement agencies and the general public participated in the tug-of-war challenge on Sept. 27 to benefit Special Olympics Illinois.
Recent news reports show that the problem of parents trespassing on school buses has become relatively common — bearing out what presenters Denny Coughlin of School Bus Training Company and Bret Brooks of Gray Ram Tactical, told attendees during a live event at the STN EXPO in July.
The National Association for Pupil Transportation is backing new training from the School Bus Safety Company that explains why vehicle accidents happen and how in industry leaders can help prevent them in the first place.
Seon is celebrating National Bullying Prevention Month by launching a new student coloring book contest titled "The Happy Bus: A Bully-free Zone." In its inaugural contest last year, Seon received submissions from 1,300 students in the U.S. and Canada.
Two promotions this week coincided with Governor Nathan and Sandra Deal’s recent visit to Blue Bird’s headquarters in Fort Valley: the statewide “Georgians Supporting Georgians” and the national “Manufacturing Day.”