Preparing for the threat of hijacking
Regardless of whether the driver obeys the commands or resists a hijacker, every single school bus driver must understand that their No. 1 priority is the protection of the children on board. Drivers must be prepared mentally for these situations and conduct drills to reinforce proper procedures.
Phones: not the only distractions
What about having conversations with kids (or even aides) on the bus while driving? Is that a source of distraction that should be avoided?
The yellow bus' vital role in homeland security
School buses have been used in a variety of operations to protect the public in emergencies, such as hurricanes and floods. Here are details on how pupil transporters are preparing for and responding to times of crisis.