Experts recommend taking threats seriously, recognizing changes in employee mood and behavior and learning to deal with difficult personality types.
The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services recently issued a position paper that focuses on the importance of driver training in ensuring the safe transportation of children to and from school and school-related activities. ... The paper also includes an important message about drivers of special-needs students.
Effective communication between drivers and mechanics can be fostered by teaching drivers the basics of bus maintenance and educating mechanics on the stresses of driving a bus.
The driver shortage continues to be a major problem nationwide, with no end in sight.
The commonly used phrase “home-to-school transportation” is not exactly accurate.
You can't control the marketplace, but there are a few things you can do to keep fuel costs down, such as monitoring fuel efficiency, minimizing idling time and purchasing in volume.
National Express pays $24.5 million settlement - Britain mulls use of yellow school bus
Classroom safety programs that feature safe and dangerous puppets, safety-challenged Oz characters and an old friend (Buster the Bus) help to engage and educate young riders.
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.
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