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Can Parent-Pay Systems Alleviate Your Budget Woes?
December 1, 2000

As school transportation funding grows increasingly slim, school bus operators nationwide struggle to make ends meet. Here’s how some have turned to parents for added support.

Grammar police lash out with sharpened tongues
December 1, 2000

In my last editorial I discussed a traffic ticket and a sullen highway patrol officer. I’d like to talk about the police again, but in a different context. This time I want to discuss the grammar police on the Internet.

News from the World of Pupil Transportation
November 1, 2000

Spartan pulls plug on Carpenter Industries, Drivers contribute motivational strategies, Student takes keys from drunken bus driver

We're batting .800, but should be doing better
November 1, 2000

As we all know, the safest form of surface transportation in the United States is the yellow school bus. Thus we should be encouraging all eligible students to ride the bus. My question is, have we done enough in this regard? Or have we done anything?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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