Maximize Safety

Protect your students every day

Safety is a core value and way of life for all First Student employees

When it comes to the safety of your students, it’s imperative that you feel confident in those you trust to take care of them. With First Student as your student transportation provider of choice, you can rest assured that the safety of your students is our main priority.   

First Student was awarded the National Safety Council (NSC) Green Cross for Safety® medal, the highest award for safety in North America, so you can rest assured that: 

  • Drivers are trained thoroughly 
  • All technology is safety-focused 
  • Highly trained technicians maintain every vehicle 
Delivering Safety in Wichita, Kansas
30

Hours of specialized training for van drivers

4,000

School buses driven

200+

Districts directly routed by our experts every year

3,300+

Qualified and highly engaged technicians who hold over 2,700 ASE certifications

Setting the standard in school transportation safety 

Whether it’s our highly-trained drivers, top-of-the-line vehicles, industry-best technology, or relentless maintenance routine, First Student sets the award-winning safety standard. 

Every driver is dedicated day-in and day-out to the safety and care of your students.

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First Student drivers are the face of our company, but there is a whole team that stands behind and supports them. From Routing and dispatch to maintenance and safety, we’ve built our entire system around our promise to protect every student, every day. When you partner with us, you get that promise in action.​

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Our industry-best technology improves the quality of your transportation system, creates new efficiencies and keeps your students safe.

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Our concern extends beyond just getting your student from point-A to point-B, and extends to your student’s emotional safety. Our innovative FirstServes special education training equips our staff with the tools they need to deliver your students emotionally ready to learn​.

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When it comes to the safety of your students, it’s imperative that you feel confident in those you trust to take care of them. With First Student as your student transportation provider of choice, you can rest assured that the safety of your students is our main priority. It is our utmost goal that everyone – students, parents, and district staff – feel comfortable and confident that we will provide the best start and finish to each student’s school day.