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.


Kenneth Richard Strevig, 74, of Finksburg, MD, passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at the Carroll Hospice Dove House in Westminster, MD. Born on March 18, 1944 in Hanover, PA, he was the son of the late Raymond Lamar Strevig, Sr. and Helen Marie Bitzel Strevig. He was the beloved husband of Mary Lee Wesley Strevig. Ken was the owner and operator of Reisterstown Auto Parts for 50 years. He also owned Strevig Bus Company. He was a member of the Manchester Hunting Club, the Carroll County School Bus Contractors Association, and the Maryland State School Bus Contractors Association. Ken was also a Maryland Mason. He enjoyed hunting, race cars, working, farming, and driving his bus. Surviving in addition to his wife are children: Richard Strevig of Hanover, PA, Brett Strevig of Hampstead, MD, Lee Holtz, and June Thompson, both of Hanover, PA, and Kathy Tillmann of Westminster, MD, 14 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, his dog: Chloe, a sister-in-law: Josephine Strevig of Manchester, MD, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother: Raymond Lamar Strevig, Jr. The family will receive friends on Friday, September 14, from 3-5 and 7-9 pm at the ECKHARDT FUNERAL CHAPEL, P.A. 3296 Charmil Drive, Manchester, MD 21102, where a funeral service will be held on Saturday, at 10 am. Interment to follow in Lineboro, Cemetery, Lineboro, MD. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Carroll Hospice Dove House, 292 Stoner Avenue, Westminster, MD 21157 or the Humane Society of Carroll County, 2517 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, MD 21158. Online condolences may be offered at




Oct 19, 2018, 8:00am | MSBCA Annual Convention