• Oct 02, 2012

    First Student Urges Motorists to Give the School Bus a "Brake" During School Bus Safety Week, October 22-26

    Despite their size and bright color, school buses are often overlooked by other motorists, resulting in accidents and injuries to drivers and passengers. To encourage awareness and safe driving, First Student - the largest provider of student transportation in North America - joins the National Student Transportation Association (NSTA), the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) and the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) to recognize School Bus Safety Week October 22 26.
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  • Oct 01, 2012

    Joe Eversole Named Location Manager of First Student Cincinnati

    First Student, the nation's leader in student transportation, recently named Joe Eversole its location manager in Cincinnati, Ohio. He oversees all transportation operations for four operating lots, which includes oversight of safety and maintenance for school districts First Student serves in the area including Cincinnati Public Schools.
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  • Sep 02, 2012

    Four First Student Maintenance Teams Receive ASE Blue Seal of Excellence

    First Student, North America's leader in student transportation, is proud to recognize four locations whose mechanics recently received the Blue Seal of Excellence certification, given by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).
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  • Sep 01, 2012

    First Student and National Safety Council Join Together to Keep Students Safe

    First Student, the largest provider of student transportation services in North America, has partnered with the National Safety Council to once again share important back-to-school safety information at <a href="http://www.nsc.org/Safety_Home/SafetyObservances/Pages/BackToSchoolSafety.aspx">nsc.org/back2school</a>. It also is important for all motorists to be aware of how to share the roads safely with school buses and in school zones. According to First Student, last year it celebrated its safest year ever. First Student intends to exceed that level of safety again this year with the help of the National Safety Council by spreading these important messages.
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  • Aug 09, 2012

    First Student Adds Nearly 100 New School Buses to Its Cincinnati Fleet

    First Student, the largest provider of student transportation in North America, has added 99 new school buses to its fleet to safely and securely transport students in the Cincinnati Public School District.
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  • Aug 08, 2012

    First Student Senior Vice President of Finance Selected as Finalist for Cincinnati Business Couriers CFO of the Year Award

    First Student's Senior Vice President of Finance Christian Gartner, CPA will be recognized as one of 21 finalists for the <em>Cincinnati</em><em>Business Courier's</em> CFO of the Year Award during a program at Cincinnati Music Hall on August 23.
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  • Aug 07, 2012

    First Student to Host Job Fair in South Holland, Ill.

    First Student, Inc., the nation's leader in student transportation, is seeking qualified drivers to fill school bus driver positions for its South Holland, Ill. location. The company is holding a job fair August 21 & 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 16951 State Street.
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  • Aug 06, 2012

    First Student Names Jim Daniel Location Manager in Savannah, Ga.

    First Student, the nation's leader in student transportation, recently selected Jim Daniel to manage its location in Savannah, Georgia. Daniel is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the facility's operations including safety, maintenance and training for the Savannah Chatham County Public School system.
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  • Aug 05, 2012

    John Kiraly Named Location Manager of First Student Saginaw

    First Student, the nation's leader in student transportation, recently named John Kiraly location manager for the company's new contract in Saginaw, Michigan. Kiraly manages all aspects of daily transportation operations for the location serving Saginaw Public Schools, including maintenance, safety and training. He brings extensive management and transportation experience to his new role.
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  • Aug 04, 2012

    First Student Prepares Drivers, Buses, for Back-to-School, Offers Tips for Parents

    Placing a child on the school bus for the first time can be a big step for parents, but today's school buses are extremely safe and reliable ways for students to travel. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, school buses are approximately 13 times safer than passenger cars and 10 times safer than walking to school. And in 2011, First Student, the largest provider of student transportation in North America, celebrated its safest year ever. These days, school bus safety goes way beyond flashing lights and stop signs. From GPS systems to drivers specifically trained to address bullying, First Student has worked to address safety at all levels and offers tips for parents to help children prepare for school.
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