In selecting a firm to evaluate your transportation program, a weighted scoring sheet with an array of criteria can help to evaluate bids.
By combining GPS, wireless communications and the Internet, fleet operators can track buses in real time, while gathering reams of potentially useful data.
Asking the right questions during a hiring interview can help to identify qualified candidates and improve your driver retention rate.
Lawsuits are nearly inevitable. Transportation managers can avoid a courtroom disaster by focusing on driver and student training and documentation and by staying abreast of the industry's 'hot topics.'
Blue Bird recall affects 1,170 All Americans - Drivers give lessons in character - Michigan bus driver killed in collision with tractor-trailer - Bomb-sniffing dog gets whiff of bus
Each year, <i>SBF</i> selects school bus operations from across the country to feature in depth as part of its Great Fleets Across America series.
Each year, <i>SBF</i> selects school bus operations from across the country to feature in depth in its Great Fleets Across America series.
I am a middle-school teacher for the Greater Clark County School Corporation in southern Indiana. Six years ago, I was asked by the principal to act as the liaison between the school and its bus drivers.
Each year, <i>SBF</i> selects school bus operations to profile for its Great Fleets Across America series.
Brake recall puts strain on fleets - NSTA's executive director resigns - Cartoon satirizes school bus safety - NHTSA appoints new administrator
How important are teamwork and a “family atmosphere” in the bus yard?
A state-by-state compilation of school bus fleets that merit recognition for excellence.
Blue Bird, Ford agree on chassis arrangement - ASBO's highest honor goes to a school transportation manager - Georgia district installs paging system - Doubling of bus fares proposed in Hawaii
Conference celebrates 50th anniversary by addressing key pupil transportation issues, such as new technology, student discipline and operator liability.
All of us who drive regularly have felt the sting of sky-high fuel prices over the past several months.
Experts recommend taking threats seriously, recognizing changes in employee mood and behavior and learning to deal with difficult personality types.
Effective communication between drivers and mechanics can be fostered by teaching drivers the basics of bus maintenance and educating mechanics on the stresses of driving a bus.
The driver shortage continues to be a major problem nationwide, with no end in sight.
National Express pays $24.5 million settlement - Britain mulls use of yellow school bus
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