• Aug 01, 2010

    As Another School Year Approaches, First Student Reminds Motorists to Heed School Bus Stop Arm Laws

    With another school year just around the corner, First Student, Inc. reminds motorists that passing a school bus while it is loading and unloading children is illegal in all 50 states. And for good reason, the potential for serious injury caused by motorists passing a stopped school bus with its red lights flashing and stop-arm extended is extremely high.
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  • Jul 04, 2010

    First Student Drivers to Put Skills to the Test at the 40th Annual School Bus Driver International Safety Competition

    Fifteen drivers from First Student, the nation's leader in student transportation, have qualified to compete at the National School Transportation Association's 40<sup>th</sup> annual School Bus Driver International Safety Competition July 24-25 in St. Louis, Mo. Each driver qualified by scoring high marks at local competitions. The drivers will compete in a driving skills challenge as well as a written test with school bus drivers from across North America to determine the 2010 winner.
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  • Jul 03, 2010

    Berkeley School District 87 Awards School Transportation Contract to First Student

    First Student, Inc., the nation's leader in student transportation, has been awarded a new three-year contract to provide school bus transportation to Berkeley School District 87 in Illinois. The contract began July 1, and the company is providing the district with 17 buses
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  • Jul 02, 2010

    First Student Maintenance Team Certified by ASE

    First Student, the nation's leader in student transportation, is proud to recognize mechanics in Schaumburg, Ill., for recently receiving the Blue Seal of Excellence certification, given by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).
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  • Jul 01, 2010

    First Student Charter to Provide Exclusive Shuttle Service for the U.S. Women's Open in Oakmont, Penn.

    First Student, the nation's leader in student transportation, will provide continuous shuttle service for the 65thU.S. Women's Open Championship, a United States Golf Association (USGA) event, from Monday, July 5, through Sunday, July 11. The company has contracted with the Bruno Event Team to provide buses to transport spectators, media and volunteers between the Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills in Tarentum, the public parking location for the tournament, and the course at the Oakmont Country Club.
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  • Jun 06, 2010

    Minnetonka School District 276 Awards First Student Three-Year Special Education Contract

    First Student, Inc., the nation's leader in student transportation, has been awarded a new three-year contract to provide special education school bus transportation to Minnetonka School District 276 in Minn. The special education transportation contract will begin on Aug. 1. First Student will provide a fleet of 26 new minibuses, six of which will be lift-equipped, as well as a full-sized, lift-equipped bus.
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  • Jun 05, 2010

    First Student Recognizes its Drivers and Aides with More than 40 Years of Service in Providing Safe Transportation

    As the school year comes to a close, First Student, Inc., the nation's leader in student transportation, recognizes the 65 school bus drivers and aides across the U.S. and Canada who have safely transported students to and from school each day for at least 40 years. These employees have dedicated themselves to serving their communities and providing safe transportation to students across North America.
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  • Jun 04, 2010

    First Student Awarded Columbus City Schools Transportation Contract

    Columbus City Schools, the largest school district in Ohio, has awarded a new three-year school transportation contract to Cincinnati-based First Student, Inc., the nation's leader in student transportation. The contract begins July 1, with First Student operating more than 270 of the district's routes.
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  • Jun 03, 2010

    First Student Supports 2010 California Distinguished School Awards Ceremony

    First Student, Inc., the nation's leader in student transportation, will host two open job fairs on June 8 and 22, to fill approximately 200 school bus driver positions for Wichita Public Schools USD 259. The company is seeking applicants with or without a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and will provide all necessary training for those in need of a CDL. First Student begins the first of a seven-year contract with the district in August.
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  • Jun 02, 2010

    First Student to Host Job Fairs in Wichita

    First Student, Inc., the nation's leader in student transportation, will host two open job fairs on June 8 and 22, to fill approximately 200 school bus driver positions for Wichita Public Schools USD 259. The company is seeking applicants with or without a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and will provide all necessary training for those in need of a CDL. First Student begins the first of a seven-year contract with the district in August.
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