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Beat Bullying by Building Friendships
September 1, 2005

For three days straight, a fourth-grader torments another fourth-grader with nasty, hurtful comments. On the third day, the aggressor pushes the weake...

Security Awareness Blows Up in Cincinnati
December 1, 2004

For the last few days of October and first few days of November, Cincinnati was the place to be.

75 Great Ways to Improve Your Operation (Part V)
October 1, 2004

61. Seek consultation

As any transportation director knows, time management and organization are critical challenges facing a school distric...

75 Great Ways to Improve Your Operation (Part III)
October 1, 2004

31. Get a library card

Having trouble finding service manuals for older-model buses? Fear not. Most dealerships keep comprehensive service l...

75 Great Ways to Improve Your Operation (Part II)
October 1, 2004

16. Explain diesel fumes to parents

Over the past few years, several diesel exhaust studies have created fears about the possible hazards of...

75 Great Ways to Improve Your Operation (Part I)
October 1, 2004

1. Give subs their fair share

Like many other school bus operations nationwide, Sweetwater Union High School District in Chula Vista, Calif....

The Transportation Manager's 2004-05 Survival Guide
September 1, 2004

It's a transportation manager's worst nightmare. You've got a fleet of buses that need replacing but a budget that won't buy you one, a shortage of se...

Understanding Why Drivers Are Satisfied With Their Jobs
April 1, 2004

Four of five school bus drivers are satisfied or very satisfied with their jobs, according to a recent SBF survey. But what’s behind this high ...

Accentuate the Positive to Curtail Misbehavior, Distractions
February 1, 2004

Bus drivers and teachers are trying something new to promote safety and improve student behavior: positive labels. And it’s working — name calling and...

11 Special-Needs Driver Team Mistakes and Their Remedies
September 1, 2003

The school bus driver is the leader of the special-needs driver team and, as such, has many responsibilities to fulfill for a successful and safe rout...

Ask the Experts: Order or Chaos?
August 1, 2003

School transportation is a conservative business. Getting kids safely between home and school by way of yellow school buses has been a static and succ...

What's New in the Top 100
December 1, 2002

Buncombe County retrofits engines for cleaner emissions
As part of its Voluntary Diesel Retrofit Program, the Environmental Protection Age...

Parents Speak Out: Ideas for Your School Bus Operation
September 1, 2002

According to Rick Iannelli, supervisor of transportation for Arlington (Mass.) Public Schools, the most unreasonable thing he ever heard from a parent...

Training Drives Success at Texas School District
February 1, 2002

Northside Independent School District in Greater San Antonio is faced with a population explosion that shows no sign of subsiding. Currently transport...

Maintaining Order on Unruly Middle-School Routes
February 1, 2002

A transportation director once told the story of his first day on the job at a small rural school district. He went to the driver’s lounge and i...

NAPT 2000 Focuses on Curbing School Bus Violence
December 1, 2000

Meeting in Buffalo, N.Y., delegates learned about predicting and responding to school violence, as well as handling the media, special-needs challenges and transportation funding.

A passenger's perspective on the daily school bus ride
December 1, 2000

An important perspective that’s often overlooked in the pupil transportation industry is that of the passengers. Until last June, my morning routine included spending an hour on a Blue Bird. I know very well the attitudes of most of my peers when it comes to school buses, and I’d like to share some of my observations.

A teacher discovers the importance of bus drivers
October 1, 2000

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.

New Technology, Student Discipline Tackled at Southeastern Conference
September 1, 2000

Conference celebrates 50th anniversary by addressing key pupil transportation issues, such as new technology, student discipline and operator liability.

Fun, Memorable Ways to Teach School Bus Safety
August 1, 2000

Classroom safety programs that feature safe and dangerous puppets, safety-challenged Oz characters and an old friend (Buster the Bus) help to engage and educate young riders.

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