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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 ...

Slain bus driver mourned by 1,500
April 1, 2005

DOVER, Tenn. — An estimated 1,500 people, including school bus drivers from as far away as New York, attended the March 6 funeral of Joyce Greg...

Distractions everywhere
April 1, 2005
I was stopped at a traffic light next to a school bus the other day and noticed a soda can perched on the instrument panel. I couldn’t help but wonder...
Software Systems Offer Diverse Features
April 1, 2005

While computer software isn’t new to the pupil transportation industry, it’s becoming more involved in the range of elements that make up school bus o...

How to Survive a Violent Encounter
April 1, 2005

On March 2, the nation’s pupil transportation community learned with shock and horror how real the threat of violence is on the school bus.


Tennessee bus group stumps for stamp
April 1, 2005

PORTLAND, Tenn. — The Tennessee Association for Pupil Transportation (TAPT) is campaigning to have a postage stamp issued that recognizes the n...

IC Corp. hikes bus prices
April 1, 2005

WARRENVILLE, Ill. — School bus manufacturer IC Corp. announced an increase in its bus prices that took effect in early March.

Company offi...

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