All-Star Transportation
All-Star Transportation
All-Star Transportation
All-Star Transportation
All-Star Transportation
All-Star Transportation

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Recent Company News

Safety is Priority One

30th June 2016, by

School is out for the summer, but the learning never stops for the team at All-Star Transportation. About 75 All-Star employees recently spent a day receiving violence prevention training to better prepare them for a number of different potentially-dangerous situations.

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Train the Trainer

20th June 2016, by

Since its beginning in 2004, All-Star Transportation has dedicated itself to providing its drivers with the most comprehensive training possible. Owner Leslie Sheldon believes that a good driver starts with having a good trainer, which is why every year All-Star hosts its “Train the Trainer” event.

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Cool Under Pressure

20th June 2016, by

When one of the students on Kevin Weik’s James Morris school bus suddenly passed out, Kevin knew exactly what he needed to do. That’s a credit to comprehensive safety training the first-year bus driver in Morris received before starting with All-Star Transportation in the fall. The fact that he was able to immediately get the young woman the help she needed, is a credit to Kevin.

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A Sweet Way to End the School Year

20th June 2016, by

To celebrate the end of another successful school year, All-Star Transportation came up with a sweet way to reward the drivers, monitors and mechanics for all of their hard work. Before picking up their students in the afternoon, drivers and employees were visited by the Mr. Sprinkles ice cream truck on Wednesday, June 1 at the Seymour Terminal and every All-Star terminal before the completion of the school year.

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Coming Together for One of Their Own

25th May 2016, by

Paulette Brinkley has devoted the last 27 years to driving special needs students for the City of Waterbury while being currently employed by All-Star Transportation and as one of the company’s veteran drivers, she is well-known and well-loved. Fellow employees were heartbroken when Paulette was diagnosed with a severe brain tumor and recently underwent surgery. Coworkers felt that for all the years that Paulette had been there for All-Star, it was their turn to be there for her.

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All-Stars Beyond The Bus

24th May 2016, by

“Coach Heidi Drives her Team to Success”

If you don’t see Derby school bus driver Heidi Ouellette behind the wheel, you’ll undoubtedly find her on the basketball court.

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All-Star Santas

23th December 2015, by Sophfronia Scott

The drivers of All-Star Transportation’s Burlington/Harwinton terminal took a break from their duties to deliver something other than students to a local school: they brought toys. The team collected 42 toys under the office Christmas tree to donate to the annual Toys For Tots drive held at the Lewis Mills High School.
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A Bounty of Generosity

25th November 2015, by Sophfronia Scott

The time of giving is upon us and many of All-Star Transportation’s terminals are using it as a time to give back. Recently food drives in Newtown and Burlington collected a large harvest of donations for local food banks.

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New Digs for Washington Crew

04th November 2015, by Sophfronia Scott

The team of All-Star Transportation’s Washington terminal recently celebrated the long-awaited renovation of their 40-year-old building. The office now has a kitchen, enough tables and chairs to seat all the drivers, and two bathrooms. Outside there’s storage room for salt, sand, and other equipment for upkeep of the property. The light blue siding fits in with the local décor. On the roof a bus weathervane sparkles in the sun. “This is like the Taj Mahal,” said Tania Sestilli, a driver for nine years.

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Canine Capers

17th October 2015, by Sophfronia Scott

The question, “Who let the dogs out?” would have been an appropriate one for staffers at All-Star’s New Milford terminal on October 8 when the bus lot hosted a half dozen police dogs from local K-9 units. Dogs from New Milford, Brookfield, Bethel, Danbury, Newtown, and Ridgefield descended upon the school buses with their handlers to work on their bite training.

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