Experts recommend taking threats seriously, recognizing changes in employee mood and behavior and learning to deal with difficult personality types.
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.
National Express pays $24.5 million settlement - Britain mulls use of yellow school bus
Go beyond an ‘open door policy’ by seeking out your staff, listening to them, respecting their styles and sharing key information.
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.
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.
One of the hot topics this election year is whether to let families use tax dollars to send their children to alternative schools.
International debuts its own conventional; No charges filed in fatal bus crash; Book readings help drivers bond with passengers
Even over-the-counter drugs, such as cough syrup and pain medication, can impair a driver’s abilities. Drivers and supervisors need to be aware of this and other substance-abuse facts.
What’s interesting about this television commercial is how it has resonated within the school transportation community. Through the grapevine, I’ve heard that school bus drivers, especially, have embraced this 30-second sales pitch like a newly found twin.
Small rewards, even Tootsie Rolls, and interest in their personal growth can encourage employees to give their best effort.
We all know that school bus drivers are not paid enough, respected enough, or given enough recognition as professionals. On the brighter side, there have been improvements in the past few years.
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