2012 State and National Issues. Presented to FAPT Mid-year Transportation Directors Meeting February 7, 2013 by the School Transportation Team Florida Department of Education. Kay Kanupp, Program Specialist.
2012 State and National Issues
Presented to FAPT Mid-year Transportation Directors Meeting
February 7, 2013
by the School Transportation Team
Florida Department of Education
New Medical Certification Guidance
The National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME) is scheduled to be fully implemented by May 21, 2014.
Only examiners that have met the FMCSA criteria for training and testing will be able to perform commercial driver medical certification examinations after that date.
Training programs are underway and examiner testing is expected shortly.
FirstLabis offering a third session on February 19, 2013 at 11:00 AM EST. Please follow the instructions below to register for the session. Thank you.
Topic: Update: National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME)
Host: Dr. Natalie Hartenbaum
Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Time: 11:00 am, Eastern Standard Time
Session Number: 799 820 128
You may contact Lisa Busse at:
Location for new MEC
1 SUV driver killed in crash with bus
1 pedestrian student killed when hit by school bus
1 adult bicyclist fatality when struck by bus
2 students killed while riding in school bus (1 jumped from the bus exit door)
2 pedestrian student fatalities (that we were made aware of) where school bus was not involved
1 car driver killed in crash with bus
1 motorcyclist killed in crash with bus
1 pedestrian student killed chasing bus
1 shooting fatality on contracted bus serving charter school
State Poster Contest Winners
Florida’s Missing Endangered Persons Information Clearinghouse Advisory Board continues to coordinate efforts
Florida Missing Children’s Day event (fmcdf.org) was held September 10, 2012 at the Florida Capitol
FAPT is one of the event sponsors
An award presentation was made to Florida’s School Bus Operator of the Year, Tonia Allen, of Escambia