Qualities That Good School Bus Drivers Have 

Qualities That Good School Bus Drivers Have 

School bus drivers play a vital role in ensuring the safety and well-being of our children as they transport them to and from school each day. Beyond the wheel, they are responsible for creating a secure and comfortable environment for students, managing diverse personalities, and navigating the often-unpredictable challenges of the road. Good school bus … Read more

Employee Appreciation and Recognition Key to Driver Retention

Employee Appreciation and Recognition Key to Driver Retention

In the complex web of educational institutions, one unsung group of heroes ensures that students arrive safely in their classrooms each day – school bus drivers. These dedicated individuals navigate through traffic, weather, routing challenges, and the daily rigors of transporting students to and from school. But despite the crucial role they play, school bus … Read more

Creating a Sense of Community Culture on the Bus

Creating a Sense of Community Culture on the Bus

Every day, students embark on a journey to school, and for many, that journey begins on the school bus. The school bus is more than just a mode of transportation, it is a microcosm of the educational experience. It’s a place where students of different ages, backgrounds, and interests come together, often for the first … Read more

10 Ways to Handle Inappropriate Language on the Bus

10 Ways to Handle Inappropriate Language on the Bus

The school bus, often a microcosm of the larger school community, is where students begin and end their daily journey to and from school. It’s a space that should be a haven of safety, respect, and camaraderie. Unfortunately, inappropriate language and behavior can sometimes mar this experience, negatively affecting the well-being and education of those … Read more

How to Promote School Bus Safety During National School Bus Safety Week

How to Promote School Bus Safety During National School Bus Safety Week

School buses play a vital role in ensuring safe transportation for millions of students to and from educational institutions across the United States. National School Bus Safety Week, observed each year during a designated week in October, serves as a poignant reminder of the significance of bus safety. During this week, schools, communities, and organizations … Read more

Helping Kindergarten Students on Their First Bus Ride

Helping Kindergarten Students on Their First Bus Ride

Summer is winding down, and schools are preparing to welcome students for the new academic year. Understandably,  the first day of school can cause jitters for the students and their parents.  While children may miss their neighborhood friends and start worrying about things they have never encountered before – such as schoolwork or meeting new … Read more

Career Perks for PA School Bus Drivers

Career Perks for PA School Bus Drivers

Driving a school bus can be a secure and rewarding profession, regardless of your age, education, and past work experience.  Do you like working with people, especially children? Are you also seeking a career that offers training, flexibility, and good benefits? Driving a school bus would be a great career option for numerous reasons. If … Read more

Driving for Back-to-School – Reminders for Parents and Students

Driving for Back-to-School – Reminders for Parents and Students

It’s the time of the year again when parents, children, teachers, and school officials are gearing up for the new academic year.  Likewise, school bus drivers are preparing for the forthcoming school year. As customary, they double-check their vehicles and brush up on their safe driving skills to ensure that the first day of school … Read more

Back-to-School Safety Reminders for PA Bus Drivers

Back-to-School Safety Reminders for PA Bus Drivers

Back to school season is here and buses are back on the roads. As PA bus drivers, it’s an excellent opportunity to refresh your safe driving habits and confidently share the road with other school buses.  School buses are designed for safety. In fact, they are the safest vehicles on the road. Based on the … Read more

How to Avoid Distractions While Driving

How to Avoid Distractions While Driving

National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA) experts say that distracted driving is classified as “any activity that diverts attention from driving, including talking or texting on your phone, eating and drinking, talking to people in your vehicle, fiddling with the stereo, entertainment or navigation system – anything that takes your attention away from the task … Read more