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<p>Megan Geroux is NAPT's marketing and communications specialist.</p>

School Bus Safety

NAPT Summit: Driving innovation, new certification

Highlights of the event, taking place in Kansas City, Missouri, Nov. 8-11, include a new professional certification for those involved in transporting students with disabilities and the newly formatted one-day trade show, featuring more than 120 vendors.

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Differing views on seat belt issue
If you’ve followed the debate on seat belts in school buses over the years, you won’t be surprised that my latest editorial on the topic drew dozens of responses.
<p>istock image &copy; snipes213</p> Mirrors: Enhancing Safety From All Angles
Companies that manufacture rearview mirrors and other products equipped with mirrors are aware of a school bus driver’s need to clearly see multiple areas when transporting students. Today’s offerings feature technology and are designed to improve the driver’s view inside the bus, around the back of the bus, and the driver’s view of the danger zone.
Committed to lifelong learning
Peter Lawrence estimated that he put in about 1,000 hours in just the last year as he worked on his dissertation. That was in addition to continuing his full-time job as director of transportation.
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Fleetio Import Feature
Fleetio’s new import feature allows customers to upload unlimited vehicle details, fuel records, service history, employee profiles and more to their accounts with just a few clicks, company officials said.

DriveLogik Monitors Driver Performance
DriveLogik, a hardware package and software reporting service, provides driver performance reports and customized instant alerts via mobile devices to identify major driving events.

Azuga G2 GPS Fleet Tracking System
Azuga G2 reads the vehicle’s engine data every second and delivers emissions idling reports 60 times more often than traditional GPS systems, officials for Azuga said.

RoadRecorder video surveillance line
The RoadRecorder series offers high-definition recording and utilizes both hard disk drive and solid-state recording to create redundant data storage, according to Safety Vision.

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<p>The Quonset hut, seen here in the snow, wasn&rsquo;t necessarily equipped to withstand the elements. When it rained, the roof would leak onto the office ceiling, so rain gutters were installed <em>inside</em> the building.</p> PHOTOS: Washington district’s old and new transportation facilities

White Salmon Valley School District’s old transportation center was a Quonset hut with a... Visit photo gallery

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