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Indiana pupils travel with first-class comforts
September 1, 2005

SILVER LAKE, Ind. — Fortunate students at a few Indiana districts can now truly ride in style while traveling on activity trips.

In fact, t...

Conference covers potential security threats
September 1, 2005

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The 55th Annual Southeastern States Pupil Transportation Conference (SESPTC) drew delegates from 14 states to discuss pressin...

Finding the child within
September 1, 2005

Even though it means the end of summer vacation, the start of a new school year is an exciting time for children, parents, teachers and, yes, school b...

Taking aim at sexual harassment
August 1, 2005

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A recent article in the Washington Post suggests that sexual harassment on school buses is on the rise. The newspaper...

How to Raise the Spirits of Your Staff
August 1, 2005

A drop in morale at your operation can have negative consequences, affecting your entire staff and the students you transport. Fixing the problems tha...

Bus Briefs
August 1, 2005

Georgia names new state pupil transportation director
ATLANTA — Bill Simpson has been named pupil transportation director for the G...

SBF contest draws top-quality photos
August 1, 2005

TORRANCE, Calif.SCHOOL BUS FLEET’s inaugural Photo Contest drew entries from more than 60 readers from across the United States and C...

Wisconsin bus driver scores a perfect 39
August 1, 2005

SPENCER, Wis. — “I didn’t have any sisters, but I have seven brothers and they all drove trucks at one point or another,” Marge Schulz says. “D...

Taking a Stand in Warrensburg
August 1, 2005

Four days of listening to lengthy and often meandering debate over minute details about school transportation equipment and operations would test the ...

Place your ad here
June 1, 2005

School districts hurting for revenue should look to their school bus fleets for relief.

It’s so blindingly simple: Allow advertising on the exter...

Bus Briefs
June 1, 2005

Youths free student pinned between buses
STURBRIDGE, Mass. — Fifteen middle school students moved a bus enough to free a classmate pinned b...

Conference aims to dispel GPS myths
June 1, 2005

LAS VEGAS — A discussion of global positioning system (GPS) applications in pupil transportation highlighted the 10th annual user meeting of Edulog, a...

Reading program boosts behavior
June 1, 2005
BATAVIA, Ohio — A local school bus driver devised a unique idea for managing student behavior on her bus while providing a learning experience for kin...
Radar gun keeps bus speed in check
June 1, 2005

SOMERSET, N.J. — Police officers aren’t the only ones monitoring speed along the streets near Franklin Township Public Schools.

Transportation off...

2005 national conference tackles key industry issues
June 1, 2005

WARRENSBURG, Mo. — Although stunned by the death of a steering committee member, nearly 300 delegates from 48 states completed the grueling task of ev...

Teaching Bus Mechanics to Drivers
June 1, 2005

School bus drivers need a basic understanding of their vehicles’ mechanical workings. But bus-operation officials must wrestle with exactly how much i...

15 Ways to Get Your Operation in Shape
June 1, 2005

When school begins each fall, does your operation border on chaos? Will too many K-3 students get on the wrong afternoon bus? Will special-needs dri...

Performance Management: A Tool for Measuring Operational Growth
June 1, 2005

Performance management describes a framework for analyzing, measuring and correcting work processes that provide products or services. The key to perf...

Keying in to Radio Communications Systems
June 1, 2005

Sound radio communication is an essential component of pupil transportation. Ensuring the safety of children is a priority, and staff must always have...

Mourning one of our own
April 1, 2005

The March 2 shooting of school bus driver Joyce Gregory has left many of us in the pupil transportation industry asking the following questions: Have ...

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