As we all know, the yellow school bus provides the safest form of surface transportation. It’s no surprise, then, that some school agencies in the United Kingdom are looking long and hard at the possibility of adopting a U.S. model of school transportation...
The ANSI/RESNA standard specifies general design requirements, test procedures and performance requirements for wheelchairs that may be used in a wide range of transportation modes, including school buses, transit buses, over-the-road coaches and personally licensed vehicles.
The president of The Trans Group grows family business into 700-plus bus operation and spearheads New York legislation that allows school districts to use RFPs to solicit school bus services.
Getting drivers, supervisors, building administrators and parents moving in the same direction is the key to creating an integrated behavior management program. Of course, driver training can't be overlooked either.
Go beyond an ‘open door policy’ by seeking out your staff, listening to them, respecting their styles and sharing key information.
In this second of a three-part series, the authors explain how to properly position a child's legs and how to use booster seats and safety vests.
Improper diagnosis can lead to frustration and wasted expense. Successful repairs require basic knowledge, patience, logic and the right tools.
If God had meant for women to be in the workplace, He would have given them brains. No, it’s not my joke, and the only reason I mentio...
As the 1999-2000 school year recedes further and further in our rear-view mirrors, we need to prepare for the challenges of the coming school year.
On every school bus lurks that student (or group of students) who consistently misbehaves. Not only is this disturbing, but it can be downright dangerous.
International's new Integrated Conventional (IC) school bus marries body, chassis and engine, allowing the company to oversee design, manufacturing and quality-control processes.
In the wake of a school bus-train collision that left three children dead and four injured, a community turns its eye to school bus driver training and electronic warning devices at highway-rail grade crossings.
From a simple Bus Empty sign to high-tech systems with microprocessors, several alternatives exist if you're shopping for a tool to remind drivers to check their buses.
Improving the efficiency of your tire management program can return significant savings. Here are some basic, but often overlooked, strategies to ensure that your tire program is rolling smoothly.
In today’s advanced diesel engines, the cooling system stands at the center of attention. Studies have shown that four out of 10 engine problems are related to improper mixture of coolant and additives or inadequate cooling system maintenance.
A new title for the final report and the addition of vehicle inspection guidelines were among the developments at the 13th National Conference on School Transportation.
One of the hot topics this election year is whether to let families use tax dollars to send their children to alternative schools.
We should be thankful that 300-plus individuals care enough about their profession to gather even every five years to conduct marathon debates about equipment specifications and operational procedures, among other things.
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