The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded $2 million in grants to 29 intercity bus operators “to protect critical surface transportation infrastructure and the traveling public from acts of terrorism and to increase the resilience of transit infrastructure.” Read the full report.
WFSB, August 26, 2019 This week, many schools are back in session. As students enjoyed their last few days of summer, bus companies were making sure school buses were ready for students. Watch the video and read the article here.
The Chronicle, Back to School Section, August 17-18, 2019 Nervousness is an understandable response from Parents watching their kids board a school bus. Cliff Gibson and the team at DATTCO want to ease any apprehension parents or communities feel on the first day of school. Click here for the full article.
Recently, Jerilyn Dupuis, our Woodstock school bus Branch Manager, shared a story about her two brave young children who are battling a rare genetic disease but are focused on making long stays at Boston Children’s Hospital a little easier for their peers. Zoie (8) and Jacoby (5) both have Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, which affects one […]
Mass Transit, October 18, 2018 DATTCO announced veteran motorcoach operator, John Davis, was presented with Connecticut Bus Association’s prestigious “Motorcoach Driver of the Year” Award. The award was presented during Connecticut Bus Association’s annual dinner at Foxwoods Resort Casino on September 19, 2018… Read more. https://www.masstransitmag.com/press_release/12433770/dattco-driver-receives-motorcoach-driver-of-the-year-award-from-connecticut-bus-association
Metro, October 18, 2018 DATTCO’s veteran motorcoach operator, John Davis, was presented with Connecticut Bus Association’s prestigious “Motorcoach Driver of the Year” Award. The award was presented during Connecticut Bus Association’s annual dinner last month… Read more. http://www.metro-magazine.com/motorcoach/news/731700/dattco-operator-named-conn-s-motorcoach-driver-of-the-year
School Bus Fleet, October 2, 2018 Technicians from Florida, West Virginia, and Arizona took home first place in three categories in Navistar’s 2018 Technician Rodeo, which tests the skills and speed of service professionals from the company’s dealer networks… Read more. http://www.schoolbusfleet.com/news/731465/champions-named-in-2018-navistar-technician-rodeo Highlights from the Rodeo can be seen on YouTube. Look for Mike Butterfield […]
The Cheshire Herald, September 27, 2018 To many, the job of a school bus driver is simply to transport students to and from their neighborhoods and their respective places of learning. What some people might not know, however, is that each driver receives extensive training on how to ensure the safety of the children riding […]
School Bus Fleet, September 18, 2018 In preparation for the new school year, school bus company DATTCO has introduced two new components to its bus driver safety training: active shooter and school bus security awareness… Read more. http://www.schoolbusfleet.com/news/731291/school-bus-company-adds-active-shooter-security-training-for-drivers
NBC 30, September 4, 2018 It’s back to school and that means school buses will be back on the roads. With the safety of children at the top of parent’s minds, bus drivers are reminding kids and other drivers how to make this year as safe as possible… Read more. https://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Teaching-Students-How-to-Be-As-Safe-As-Possible-on-the-School-Bus-491661051.html