As well as helping pupils get to school, community transport enables students to access opportunities outside of the classroom, writes the Community Transport Association

The importance of driver safety

A lot of consideration is given to pupil comfort and health and safety on school trips – but how much consideration is given to the driver employed to get them from A to B? Pat Harris, director of BUSK, looks at the current problems drivers face.

Amanda Howard from the Community Transport Association summarises some of the
important legal issues you will need to consider when using minibuses to provide transport for pupils

Bill Hyde from the Community Transport Association explains how careful planning can help you keep on top of your road responsibilities

James Sherwood-Rogers, chair of the Know Your Flood Risk campaign, discusses the threat of flooding and how schools can use risk management to make sure they are prepared