Return to Headlines

National School Transportation Association Recognizes Top School Bus Drivers, Contractors


AUSTIN, Texas — Several school bus drivers were recognized for their safety skills and contractors were honored for providing exceptional service at the National School Transportation Association’s (NSTA’s) 55th annual meeting.

In conjunction with the meeting, NSTA hosted the 49th School Bus Driver International Safety Competition at the Hays Community Independent School District transportation facility in Kyle, Tex., on Saturday and Sunday.

The contestants, who qualified in state-level competitions, began the International Safety Competition with an orientation and written exam testing their understanding of the rules of the road on Saturday. The next day, drivers got behind the wheel and completed a road course. They competed in one of three categories: small bus, conventional, or transit. (Read more...)