Septuagenarian James Bryant began driving a school bus for Bedford County (Va.) Public Schools in September 1959. He has continued driving routes, without pause, for the past 54 years, even as he worked at a steel mill and freelanced as a plumber.
The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) and Zonar Systems, Inc., announced the return of jointly sponsored $50,000 grant opportunity to school bus contractor companies to contribute to the improved safety, effectiveness and efficiency of the pupil transportation program throughout North America.
On Tuesday, President Obama signed H.R. 3095, which requires the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to conduct a formal rulemaking proceeding before imposing any new requirement for screening, testing or treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and other sleep disorders on commercial motor vehicle drivers.