NAPT's News & Views

For several years NAPT has been a regular and proud contributor to School Bus Fleet magazine. Executive Director Mike Martin, and many Board members over the years, have provided monthly articles for the "NAPT News & Views" column. Below you'll find links to archived articles on topics ranging from passenger crash protection and seat belts on buses to the value of communication and data. Take a look, and enjoy!


June: Google Brings High-Tech 'Study Halls' to the School Bus
April:  A Call for Civil Discourse in the Aftermath of Parkland
March: A New Look at Labor Trends: Maybe We Should Stand on Our Heads
February: Education Reform: Forewarned Is Forearmed
January: Blue Jeans and Yellow School Buses


November: School Bus Stop Lawsuits Serve as Wake-Up Calls
October: CBS News Report Calls for Hard Look in the Mirror
September: NAPT and Partners Develop New Way to Screen Drivers
August: The School Transportation Marketplace Is Changing, Quickly
July: What Does Health Care Reform Have to Do With School Transportation??
June: We Didn't Start the Fire, But Let’s Do Something About It
April: Thinking Big? Think About This?
March: NHTSA Proposes Project to Gather Seat Belt Info? 
February: Through the Looking Glass at 2017?
January: Complacency: the Enemy That Must Be Defeated


November: Driver Shortage Demands Innovative Thinking
October: Teaming Up With TSA for School Bus Security Training
September: 3 Goals on Communication, Data, and Certification
August: Back to School 2016: Time to Use Our Owner's Equity
July: Safety Proposals Should Be Based on Sound Science
June: Pupil Transportation: The Learning Connection
April: Promoting, Protecting the School Bus Brand
March: Adapting and Surviving or Thriving?
February: Buckle up for seat belt debates


September: Federal data: an 'A' grade for school bus safety
July: Market disruptors make waves to ride them
June: Now being on 'Candid Camera' is common
May: NAPT Summit and SBX: All about you 
April: Campaign to highlight safety around school buses
February: Keeping NCST effective, relevant
January: 16 key school transportation issues in the New Year

Be sure to check back regularly; we'll be posting additional archived articles!

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