Teaching Children Danger Zone Safety

School bus transportation plays a critical role in the education of our nation’s students, and is the direct link between a neighborhood and the classroom for many students. National School Bus Safety Week serves as a reminder for students, parents, teachers,...

National School Bus Safety Week Focuses on Danger Zone Awareness

Each year during the third full week of October, communities across the nation celebrate National School Bus Safety Week. It’s an opportunity for the school transportation community in particular to talk about the value of the school bus and educate others about...

Keeping Children Safe Around the School Bus

Riding the school bus is a great way to get children to and from school. It’s a lot safer than other methods of transportation and provides access to school for about 26 million students each year. However, there are still risk factors associated with riding the bus...

Best Practices: Drivers and District Operations

DriversSchool bus drivers have been safely delivering children to school for generations. Committed professionals, they truly care about the well-being of the children they transport. Rigorously trained, regulated and monitored, no other drivers on the nation’s roads...

Reminding Everyone to Brake for the School Bus

Riding the school bus is a great way to get children to and from school. It’s a lot safer than other methods of transportation and provides access to school for about 26 million students each year. However, there are still risk factors associated with riding the bus...

Maryland Launches Idle-Reduction Initiative for Schools

Idling wastes money, impacts health, and effects the environment. Children are particularly vulnerable to the pollutants in exhaust, which can be dangerously concentrated as buses and parents wait to pick up and drop off students at school. That’s why Maryland...