After instituting a defensive driving focus in its training program, one district decreased reportable accidents by 33 percent.
Even when you can’t afford to pay each employee to sit in a monthly safety meeting, you can look for cracks and crevices in the day where you can insert that safety mantra.
Instruction in this area is important for school bus drivers and aides to successfully work with students with disabilities, and changing how the information is delivered and who delivers it helps promote trainee engagement. There are numerous resources within and outside of school districts that can enliven sessions and motivate employees.
Before the start of the school year, Harford County Public Schools sets up an elaborate range of obstacles to test its bus drivers. Learning from past accidents and mastering difficult maneuvers are key steps to maximizing safety.
For those just starting out in pupil transportation, remembering a few pieces of advice, such as maintaining the industry's safety standards, will put them on the road to success.
Recent student fatalities highlight the importance of maximizing safety in and around this area at schools. Pupil transportation industry professionals offer many effective ways to do so, from separating groups of traffic to implementing detailed policies for bus drivers to providing training for students. Communicating with school staff and parents is essential.
Transportation personnel at Greenville
(S.C.) County Schools have developed
an innovative special-needs
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