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Posted inTransportation

Where have all the bus drivers gone?

Despite offering perks, paid training, and higher wages, school districts and bus companies across Montana are scrambling to fill vacant school bus driver positions. In some districts, the shortage has resulted in earlier student drop-offs, later pickups, fuller buses, and canceled sporting events, but transportation managers say they have largely been able to shield the public from the shortage’s effects with an all-hands-on-deck approach.