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Buses, Bells and Budgets
March 1, 1998

As school districts wrestle with budget issues, transportation managers try to eke out every possible efficiency in their operations. For many years, ...

Media scrutiny can be a positive experience
March 1, 1998

You are not Bill Clinton; neither am I. This is not a harsh reality, but rather a pleasant circumstance, all things considered. But, like the Presi...

School Buses Give Communities a Lift
March 1, 1998

The ideal: A half-empty school bus pulls up. Waiting with a dozen schoolchildren are three women headed to their GED class, a first step toward gettin...

News from around the industry
February 1, 1998

24% decline reported in loading/unloading fatalities

Nineteen schoolchildren were killed in loading and unloading accidents during the 1996-...

Is safety compromised by the driver shortage?
February 1, 1998

The mounting shortage of school bus drivers is like a distant siren gaining in volume and arousal, signaling the imminent arrival of an emergency. Ste...

Mission: Search and Employ
February 1, 1998

Let me share something with you," says William Bast, transportation administrator for the DeKalb (Ga.) County Schools, describing one of his newest dr...

Boston's Ergonomic Revolution
February 1, 1998

Meeting the needs of school bus drivers can take many forms — higher pay, improved training, greater emotional support. The physical demands of the jo...

'Typecasting' administrators can help to resolve conflicts
February 1, 1998

It takes a village to improve discipline on school buses. By that I mean that transportation managers, building administrators, parents and drivers ne...

Lawsuits Lurk in the Back of the Bus
August 1, 1997

Teasing, name-calling and playful touching are everyday occurrences on school buses. While most of this may be harmless fun, some of it could be sexua...

Sound Strategies to Reduce Fuel Costs
August 1, 1997

Cutting fuel costs is one of the most painless ways of satisfying the harsh budget demands facing many school districts these days. No cutbacks in sta...

A digital community for school transportation
August 1, 1997

I'm standing on one small corner of America. It's a summer day slowly melting into dusk. From here I can see a school bus cresting a grass-covered hil...

How Would You Respond?
August 1, 1997

Do you ever wonder why some students just don't do what you want them to do? Do you sometimes react to an upsetting event with anger? Well, there are ...

What You Need to Know Before Revising Your Policy Manual
August 1, 1997

School bus operators need to have a clear, comprehensive transportation policy to avoid confusion and controversy. An incomplete or outdated policy an...

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