The Holiday Season gives each of us an opportunity to step back from the demands of our busy schedules to appreciate family and friends.  I would like to take a moment to thank all the contractor members who work hard to keep this associationmoving forward.  I know that many make sacrifices large & small for MSBCA and I am grateful.

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Dedicated to the safe and efficient transportation of Maryland's most precious cargo.

The Maryland School Bus Contractors Association (MSBCA) was formed in 1949. Today, MSBCA comprises 456 School Bus Contractor Members, representing 3000 school buses in 19 of Maryland 's 24 jurisdictions. We are assisted by our 34 Industry Members from across the State and country. As an organization, we promote the efficient and safe transportation of school students. Our foremost objective is to provide the safest transportation possible to the students of Maryland and we strive to improve the quality of student transportation every day.

Letter from MSBCA President Edwards regarding new NTSB recommendations

Published Jul 24, 2018

To all Members of the Maryland School Bus Contractors Association:


As you are no doubt aware, a tragic crash involving a contractor-owned school bus and a MTA bus occurred in Baltimore on November 1, 2017. The crash was initiated when the school bus driver, an epileptic, lost control of the school bus after suffering a seizure.



Dale "Brownie" Leslie Brown Sr. went home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 7, 2018 peacefully passing away at home.  "Brownie" was a member of the Perryville Volunteer Fire Company Station #6-16. He was an independent over-the-road truck driver and a Cecil County Public School bus contractor.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Amedisys Hospice, St. Mark's Episcopal Church or the Perryville Volunteer Fire Company in care of Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home, P.A., P.O. Box 766, Perryville, MD 21903-0766.

Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, December 15, 1 p.m. at the Perryville Volunteer Fire Company of Perryville, MD. Visitation for family and friends will be held Saturday, December 15, 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the firehouse prior to the funeral service. Interment will be in Asbury Cemetery, Port Deposit, MD.

Arrangements by Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home, P.A., Perryville, MD.