Wheelchair Securement Study ‘First of Its Kind’

New research from the University of Pittsburgh’s Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Wheelchair Transportation Safety shows participants respond favorably to rear-facing wheelchair passenger systems and independent use versus operator assistance.
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NAPT Board Member Obtains Special Needs Transportation Endorsement

Barry Sudduth, elected director of the National Association for Pupil Transportation's Region 2 as of October, recently became the 14th person to complete the Special Needs Transportation (SNT) training program.
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FMCSA Orders Oregon Bus Company to Immediately Cease All Operations

The United States District Court for the District of Oregon honored an FMCSA request to issue a temporary restraining order against Oregon-based bus company RC Investments, Inc., that prohibits the…
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More Online PDS Courses Made Available to NAPT Members

NAPT is now offering more than two dozen Professional Development Series (PDS) courses online to members who are looking for an affordable and convenient training option for their professional certification.
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Feds to Hold Public Meeting on Sleep Apnea in Commercial Drivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is meeting with the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee and the Medical Review Board to discuss the affect of sleep apnea on commercial drivers.
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List of NAPT Special Needs Transportation Endorsements Continues to Grow

The National Association for Pupil Transportation announced its 13th recipient of the Special Needs Transportation (SNT) endorsement, part of the organization's Professional Development Series of curriculum that was started in…
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Blue Bird Announces 2011 Dealer of the Year Awards

Ross Bus and Equipment Sales in Alexandria, La., was named Blue Bird's 2011 Dealer of the Year and Best in Region for the south-central U.S. earlier this month for "significantly"…
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