In less than a year the training of new drivers applying for a Commercial Driver’s License will change significantly. You can rely on PTSI for the training to meet these new requirements! View the new minimum training standards for CDL drivers here. PTSI is developing online theory curriculum for school bus transportation professionals to meet[…]
This year’s Professional Development Seminars will be scheduled for the months of May and June due to a delay in the contract extension finalization. There will be 50 locations/dates to choose from, with classes available on Saturday for those who find it too difficult to get time away during the work week. All PDS locations[…]
Pupil Transportation Safety Institute is offering two important courses for transportation professionals in Central New York over February Break. For many school districts facing driver shortages, taking time away from their transportation departments for training is challenging. Feedback has told us that school breaks are a great time to offer transportation workshops. Check out the upcoming[…]
Anyone who has worked in school transportation understands the frustration of controlling and managing the behavior of dozens of students simultaneously. In the isolation of the school bus — your “office on wheels” — it can feel as though no one really understands your challenges or offers any real help. The job of driving a[…]
It’s time to stop bullying and harassment on the school bus and create bully-free school bus environment. In today’s world, bullying can have serious, even tragic, effects on our passengers. Younger children and students with disabilities are especially vulnerable to bullying, but even older students are at risk. Many incidents of school violence are at[…]
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