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An app that combines smartphone capabilities with radio systems and school radio systems that connect with public safety radio systems are among the offerings designed to expedite and expand school transportation communications.
Past and current leaders of Thomas Built Buses discuss how play-inspiring streetcars, family legacies, and a timely switch to yellow bus manufacturing all figure in to the company’s compelling history.
Elk Grove’s transportation department adds alt-fuel buses, boosts field trip service, and works to attract more drivers as the district prepares to build more schools.
Free facility assessments and training from the TransportationSecurity Administration, investing in secured onsite parking, andhiring a safety officer to implement facility enhancementsare some measures being taken to help employees stay safe on the job.
No one can argue the intent of this system. The problem is that some of the key methodologies and structural elements are misaligned and can misrepresent a carrier’s safety performance.
We are in the midst of a paradigm shift in how we connect as human beings, and it includes transportation.
Cosumnes River is the smallest elementary school in its district, but in February its students showed that they have no shortage of school bus spirit.
Buying ALI-certified lifts and following ALI guidance and training, as well as daily lift checks and annual inspections, are critical to shop safety, experts say. Suppliers offer visibility-enhancing, self-locking and wireless features to further increase safety.
Transportation directors and bus drivers agree: adults lead by example. Maintaining authority and having fun with students begins by building relationships of compassion and mutual respect.
Avoid high repair bills and excessive down time by learning key principles for diagnosing electrical issues in school buses.
The New York school district’s efficient and well-trained maintenance staff gets the majority of its buses back on the road after same-day upkeep, contributing to its low out-of-service rating.
The latest loading/unloading report shows that four students were killed in school bus danger zone incidents in the U.S. during the 2014-15 school year. That total is the lowest in the 45 years on record.