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Bus driver keeps cool in icy accident
March 24, 2011
When a car collides with Leonard Davis' school bus, pushing it off the icy road and down an embankment, he manages to get the bus back on all four tires and onto the road. The veteran bus driver is credited with keeping more than 50 students and staff members safe.
Atlantic Express boosts driver safety with GreenRoad technology
August 26, 2010
The contractor is installing the GreenRoad 360 service on its buses. GreenRoad 360 provides drivers and fleet managers with real-time feedback to improve driving decisions and performance while also offering online reporting, analysis and coaching on drivers’ abilities, maneuvers and patterns.
Defensive Driving Principles and How to Teach Them
August 24, 2010

After instituting a defensive driving focus in its training program, one district decreased reportable accidents by 33 percent.

Thriving on competition
July 15, 2010

All who compete or otherwise get involved in these vital events are to be commended for their part in advancing pupil transportation.

New safety training offered for bus drivers
March 25, 2010
Auto Safety House and DrivingMBA are partnering to offer a program for school bus and other fleets that focuses on defensive driving using simulators and adult learning techniques.
Experts to discuss seat belts for school buses
March 19, 2010
During DATTCO's expo in April, industry officials and others will focus on an overview of safety data, seat belt options, usage statistics, compliance and enforcement issues, costs and trends in legislation.
Top drivers to compete in national special-needs roadeo
March 1, 2010
Clayton County Public Schools bus drivers David O’Keeffe and Jacquelyn Turner excelled when presented with challenges during Georgia’s special-needs roadeo, including evacuating four students from a bus within two minutes. The duo will represent their state at the national competition in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday.
Rolling V deploys innovative tool to boost driving behavior
October 1, 2009

SOUTH FALLSBURG, N.Y. — School and charter bus company Rolling V Bus Corp. has implemented a driving behavior improvement service provided by GreenRoa...

Top school bus drivers compete in Greensboro
September 1, 2009

GREENSBORO, N.C. — School bus drivers from across the U.S. and Canada tested their skills here in July during the 39th Annual International School ...

Rolling V deploys innovative tool to boost driving behavior
July 29, 2009
SOUTH FALLSBURG, N.Y. — School and charter bus company Rolling V Bus Corp. has selected GreenRoad to provide driving behavior improvement service. <...
Turning Your Worst Driver Into Your Best
November 1, 2007

Newspapers and television news shows often cover horror stories about school bus drivers gone bad. From bus crashes and student misbehavior caught on ...

Defensive Driving Requires Attention to Detail
August 1, 2007

All of us who work in pupil transportation or who manage professional drivers with a fleet of vehicles have taken notice of two very tragic news stori...

How to Safely Back a School Bus
November 1, 2000

Though no one is recommending backing a school bus, there are certain conditions under which it is unavoidable. We consulted transportation experts to find out exactly when and how it should be done.

Ingenuity Required to Overcome Alaska’s Natural Barriers
February 1, 2000

Paved highways are rare in the country's northernmost state, requiring schools to find creative ways of meeting the transportation needs of students.

How to Keep Your Fleet Healthy in Cold Weather
December 1, 1999

To proof your buses against frigid temperatures, pay attention to tires, fuel, belts and hoses. And don't ignore driver training.

Programs Help Driver Trainers Sharpen Their Skill Sets
April 1, 1999

Train-the-trainer programs can help to improve the skill sets of your staff, even if they think they know it all.

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