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Famous last words: 'I'll see you in court'
November 1, 2000

I’ve had my day in court. Even though I won my case, it wasn’t a pleasant experience. The California Highway Patrol officer who ...

How to Choose a Transportation Consultant
November 1, 2000

In selecting a firm to evaluate your transportation program, a weighted scoring sheet with an array of criteria can help to evaluate bids.

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.

High-Tech Monitoring Systems Seek Niche in School Transportation
November 1, 2000

By combining GPS, wireless communications and the Internet, fleet operators can track buses in real time, while gathering reams of potentially useful data.

36 Questions for a Prospective Bus Driver
November 1, 2000

Asking the right questions during a hiring interview can help to identify qualified candidates and improve your driver retention rate.

Presumed Guilty?
November 1, 2000

Lawsuits are nearly inevitable. Transportation managers can avoid a courtroom disaster by focusing on driver and student training and documentation and by staying abreast of the industry's 'hot topics.'

News from the World of Pupil Transportation
October 1, 2000

Blue Bird recall affects 1,170 All Americans - Drivers give lessons in character - Michigan bus driver killed in collision with tractor-trailer - Bomb-sniffing dog gets whiff of bus

Great Fleets Across America, Part IV
October 1, 2000

Each year, <i>SBF</i> selects school bus operations from across the country to feature in depth as part of its Great Fleets Across America series.

Great Fleets Across America, Part II
October 1, 2000

Each year, <i>SBF</i> selects school bus operations from across the country to feature in depth in its Great Fleets Across America series.

'Unsafe school buses' create good headlines
October 1, 2000

I observed sharks feeding in bloody waters early last month. No, these beasts weren’t lurking off the coast of New Jersey, my home state. They w...

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.

Great Fleets Across America, Part V
October 1, 2000

Each year, <i>SBF</i> selects school bus operations to profile for its Great Fleets Across America series.

Great Fleets Across America, Part III
October 1, 2000

Each year, <i>SBF</i> selects school bus operations to profile for its Great Fleets Across America series.

Properties of diesel fuel can affect performance
October 1, 2000

The diesel engines powering the vast majority of school buses are highly efficient, reliable sources of mechanical power.

Breaking News from around the Industry
October 1, 2000

Brake recall puts strain on fleets - NSTA's executive director resigns - Cartoon satirizes school bus safety - NHTSA appoints new administrator

 

Great Fleets think alike when it comes to morale
October 1, 2000

How important are teamwork and a “family atmosphere” in the bus yard?

Great Fleets Across America, Part I
October 1, 2000

A state-by-state compilation of school bus fleets that merit recognition for excellence.

News from the World of Pupil Transportation
September 1, 2000

Blue Bird, Ford agree on chassis arrangement - ASBO's highest honor goes to a school transportation manager - Georgia district installs paging system - Doubling of bus fares proposed in Hawaii

 

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.

Don't let high fuel prices affect your safety program
September 1, 2000

All of us who drive regularly have felt the sting of sky-high fuel prices over the past several months.

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