Management

Effective Ways to Use the Internet

Posted on February 1, 2002
How are you using the Internet to improve your program? I use the Internet frequently to get timely information straight from the source. I find the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Website (www.nhtsa.gov) especially helpful in finding information to share at our monthly safety in-service meetings. Linda Thompson Transportation director Fort Osage R-1 School District Independence, Mo. We use the Internet to help locate addresses we cannot find on our own. Then we create our own routing directions, since the computer routes are not always the most direct. I also use the Internet to keep up with information from the California Association of School Transportation Officials (www.castoways.org). Neal Abramson Transportation director Santa Monica-Malibu (Calif.) Unified School District The best thing about the Internet is the ability to find out what other school districts do with transportation. I also encourage the drivers to investigate the different school bus-related sites. Marty Hess Transportation director Urbana (Ohio) School District
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