Archived News

Year 2017

January: Chatham County Schools & Chatham County Government Open Joint Use Transportation Facility
February: North Carolina Loves The Bus
July: NC Best Bus Safety Inspector

Year 2016

December: Guilford Siblings Honored for NSBSW Poster Achievements
November: Ralph Trango finishes as first-runner-up in National School Bus Inspection competition
October: Randy Henson Retires
July: DPI Awards Presented at NCPTA Conference
March: Safety considerations for the use of vehicle lifting equipment (opens as a pdf file)
February: Love the Bus

Year 2015

December: Dustin Wells earns "America's Best" Title as Best School Bus Inspector for 2015
November: Correctly Adjusted Mirrors Save Lives and Money
August: TIMS Service Indicators - A New Look
August: Back To School Means Refresher Training
July: Top school bus inspections in the state were recognized at the NCPTA summer conference
June: Wilkes County Graduate Receives Scholarship
May: Tracking and Prosecuting School Bus Stop-Arm Violations
February: Love the Bus

Year 2014

November: Wake County Schools Shares Videos in Schools for Bus Conduct & Safety Campaign
September: Scooter the School Bus Safety Dog
October: #BRAKE4BUSES - PSA Highlights Danger of Passing Stopped School Buses
September: A Day in the Life of a Local Transportation Director
June: Dustin Wells and others receive awards at NCPTA CONFERENCE
March: The Stop Sign - Featuring Rocky Mount Preparatory School
March: Public Schools, DENR Receive Excellence Award
February: TIMS Boundary Data for National Project

Year 2013

November: A Special Celebration of School Bus Safety Week
October: Jody Pressley honored by SBF
September: School Bus Replacements Improving Air Quality
July: Ralph Trango from Wake County Schools wins Bus Inspector competition
June: Mantie wins 2013 NC School Bus ROADeo Final
June: Rowan Student Selected for College Scholarship
May: The Stop Sign - Featuring Martin County
March: The Stop Sign - Featuring Pamlico County
February: Love the Bus
January: "Davie County Schools #1" - EPA

Year 2012

December: New Employees at Transportation Services
October: Danny Reed Places Second at Nationals
September: Technician Training Classes in Full Swing
September: North Carolina to Host National Competition
July: Danny Reed, Haywood, Dare, & Richmond receive awards at NCPTA conference
May: Banner wins 2012 NC School Bus Roadeo Final
April: The Yellow School Bus - An Icon for Public Education (links to
April: School Busing: Budget Cuts Change Services (links to urban institute UNCC)
March: Charlotte School Bus Fire Draws National Attention
February: Love the Bus
January: Be a Better Driver in 2012

Year 2011

December: Mickey Michael Retires from ITRE
November: Miss Jean Retires
September: Trango Places Second at Nationals
September: Safety considerations for the use of vehicle lifting equipment
August - Danny Reed, Rutherford, Richmond, & Duplin receive awards at NCPTA CONFERENCE
July - Residential Campuses Transferred to DPI
June - Rowan's Bryson Nesbitt Takes First Place at State ROADeo
May - Person County Honors Carol Bowes
February - Love the Bus

Year 2010

December - New Directors Face Challenging Times
November - NC Places Third at National Inspection Contest
November - Inspector Certification Testing Passes 350 Mark
November - Carol Stamper Receives the Larsen Quality Award
October - Don Byrnes Receives 2010 Perley A. Thomas Award
October - The New Eastern Field Consultant
August - The Clean School Bus WEPN
July - Bus Inspection Contest & State wide Inspection Banners
July - Every Now and Then, a Gem... (DWI vehicle Article)
June - James Hawkins, June 22,1960 - June 5, 2010
May - BioDiesel Blitz
March - NCPTA Rolls Out New Training Curriculums for Members
February - Love the Bus 2010
January - Introducing New Stop Arm Violation Awareness Posters and Banners

Year 2009

December - NC School Bus Transportation Wishes you a Safe and Wonderful Holiday Season
December - Johnston County Student Wins National School Bus Safety Week Poster Contest
November - Buster & Betsy Visit the State Fair
October - DPI Transportation Services receives Award at NC Transportation Hall of Fame
September - Americas Best Bus Inspector Contest
August - Budget Woes Lead to Routing Efficiencies
August - Buster amazes Kids at 2009 National Night Out in Person County
August - Best School Bus Inspector Contest
July - C2 Training Classes Ongoing Across the State
May - New Garages in Person, Cabarrus and Craven
April - The "KING" Participates in School Bus Inspection Video
March - NC Spring Tymposium
February - Love the Bus 2009
January - Be A Better Driver in 2009

Year 2008

December - Happy Holidays from NC School Bus Transportation
November -National Transportation Conference Attended by NC Delegation
October -
Norfleet Gardner Receives Perley A. Thomas Award
Tim Speer is "America's Best" Bus Inspector for 2008
August - Old School Buses Don't Die; They Haul Racing Lawn Mowers
June - 2008 Inspector Contest / Inspection Awards
May - Onslow, Durham, Alford & Beachum Honored at 2008 ROADeo

April - Gaston's Grady Truett Honored
March - School Transportation Employees Serve Their Country
February - North Carolina Loves the Bus! 2008 Highlights
January - Bigger is Not Always Better... Getting the Job Done

Year 2007

December - Operation Stop Arm 2007
November - Seatbelts on School Buses: Eyes Turned to North Carolina
October - Buster Goes to the State Fair
September - NC Bus ROADeo Winner Goes to Nationals
August - DPI School Bus Delivery Team Honored Recipients of Team Excellence Award
July - Danny Reed Crowned "America's Best" Bus Inspector for 2007
June - 2007 Best School Bus Inspector Contest
June - The "Green" School Buses
May - 2007 ROADeo Showcases State's Top Drivers
May - C2's Start to Roll
April - A Star is Born
March - Moore County Drivers Trained in School Bus Watch
March - North Carolina Celebrates American School Bus Council's "Love the Bus" Program
February - A Note From Randy Henson...
February - American School Bus Council Celebrates "Love the Bus"
January - Local Boards honor National School Bus Safety Week Contest Winners, 2007 Contest Announced

Year 2006

December - School Bus Watch
December - Perquimans Driver Zita Ferebee Receives Heroism Award at NAPT
November - Press Release: School Bus Safety Poster Contest Winners
November - Jim Moen Honored by the NC Transportation Hall of Fame
October - Grants Available for Clean School Buses
October - School Bus Safety Week is October 16-22! Watch out for the Children!
September - School Buses and Highway Rail Grade Crossing Safety
September - School Bus Safety Visit at the State Fair
August - Ashe County Student Receives Pupil Transportation Scholarship Award
August - Rick Jennings Places Third at National Competition
July - STOP! It's the Law NC Enacts a Law to Increase penalty when passing a stopped school bus
June - NCPTA Summer Conference
June - Inspection contest and LEA Annual Inspection Winners Announced at NCPTA Conferencel
May - State School Bus Driving ROADeo
April - State Board of Education to Consider Transportation Issues at May Meeting
March - 2006 Tymposium Celebrates 20 years of TIMS
March - New Wreckers Come to North Carolina
March - Gaston County Brews Bio-Diesel
February - Sell Used Buses, Get New Trucks!
January - Homegrown Superhero helps Third Graders stay safe on and around school buses.