SBF - Newsline Thursday Edition
September 20, 2018
School Bus Driver Killed in Head-On Crash With Pickup Truck in Pennsylvania

Reports indicate that the truck hit another vehicle, veered into opposing traffic, and collided with the bus. School bus driver Sarah Slovinsky is remembered fondly by a transportation director and others.

Man Rescues Animals From Hurricane Florence Using School Bus

Tennessee truck driver Tony Alsup drives to South Carolina in his used school bus and transports 53 dogs and 11 cats from a shelter there to a shelter in Alabama, outside of the hurricane’s path.

Student Punched on School Bus Wins $25,000 Settlement

The boy’s parents sued a Missouri school district, claiming that their son was injured when another student punched him on the bus.

School Bus Driver Fired for Getting Lost on First Day of School

The New Jersey driver reportedly makes some wrong turns while taking kindergartners home. He is let go for not conducting a practice run on the route before the first day of school.

VIDEO: Texas School Bus Driver Shares Job Advantages

Jay Swint says in this video from Fort Worth Independent School District that he enjoys his second career as a school bus driver. He cites perks like having time off mid-day and vacation time.  

See Another Side of the Bus Business

The pupil transportation community is primarily concerned with school buses. But there are circumstances when non-yellow buses come into play in the transportation of students.

PHOTOS: Back to School 2018

From New York to Arizona to Canada, school bus drivers and students alike received a warm welcome as they embarked on a new school year.

How Director's Service in Marines Applies to Pupil Transportation

After retiring from the Marine Corps, Adam James took on the role of director of transportation for Greenville (S.C.) County Schools. Here, he shares details on the similarities, such as daily inspections and leadership principles.

King Pin Kits

The new line of TRP No-Ream King Pin Kits are available in multiple-diameter lengths, and are designed to fit many makes of buses.


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