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Baker calls out National Guard to drive school vans
By adamg on Mon, 09/13/2021 - 3:09pm
Gov. Baker today activated the National Guard to get ready to drive school vans in cities that have been hard hit by driver shortages: Chelsea, Lynn, Lawrence and Lowell. Some 90 National Guard members will start training in driving the vans tomorrow.
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Yes, give ‘em Coach Buzzcut
That should put an end to kids misbehaving on the bus.
will the bus drivers....
be in uniform?
Calling in the National Guard
I don't remember the Guard being activated during the school busing crisis. I'm so glad the Boston school buses and the MBTA are getting the kids to school safely and on time.
Has there ever been
a school bus driver shortage following an 18 or so month long period in which children were unable to attend their schools fully in-person?
Most of the bus drivers were
Most of the bus drivers were over 60 and a lot retired during covid. Are they experiencing shortages due to retirements. It was a job that people who say drove a T bus and could retire then get a job driving a school bus. Did they just decide it was not worth it any longer?
I don't remember seeing the
I don't remember seeing the school bus scene in the national guard recruiting ad.
If I was still in elementary school
This would be so cool.
And that medal, son
Was for the battle of Kosciusko Circle
Man, I hope none of them get
Gunnery Sergeant Hartman.
Just pay them a living wage...
...and there will be no shortage of drivers
$25 an hour is livable
they are begging for help in some towns at that rate.