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Hot Topics in Driver Training
March 1, 2004

As you may have noticed, school bus driver training is constantly changing. With the passing years come new issues for drivers that need to be address...

Enhanced Ergonomics Highlighted in New Conventional Bus Designs
March 1, 2004

Unlike automobiles, which can undergo drastic design changes from year to year, school buses tend to look the same, at least to the general public, no...

Putting you in the driver's seat
March 1, 2004

Because humans are imperfect, they rarely achieve perfection. But they keep striving for it. Even in school bus design.

As you’ll see in Editor St...

Take a walk on the safe side
March 1, 2004
There are so many things to worry about on a school bus that it’s difficult to catalog them all.

Behavior issues immediately come to mind. Video s...

Brrr ... school buses battle numbing cold
February 1, 2004

The early stages of winter brought record low temperatures, snow and assorted weather-related maladies to the East Coast, providing extreme challenges...

Routing Software the Key to Efficiency, Lowered Costs
February 1, 2004

Computers are no strangers to the classroom, and as technology has progressed and improved accordingly with society’s needs, many of these Pentium-pow...

Look at us now
February 1, 2004

In 1995, shortly after I started working for SCHOOL BUS FLEET, we launched a Website for the pupil transportation community at www.schoolbus...

Accentuate the Positive to Curtail Misbehavior, Distractions
February 1, 2004

Bus drivers and teachers are trying something new to promote safety and improve student behavior: positive labels. And it’s working — name calling and...

NAPT 2003 Marked by a Trade Show to Remember
December 1, 2003

With five extraordinary professional speakers, 55 workshops and multiple training programs, the educational opportunities at the 2003 National Associa...

Keys to Choosing the Best Fuel Station for Your Fleet
December 1, 2003

Pumping fuel into a school bus is part of the daily routine at thousands of operations around the country. But there are plenty of ways to improve the...

Safety, Security Lead Discussion at NASDPTS Meeting
December 1, 2003

Although the intent is not to scare people, security against terrorism needs to be a more prominent issue in the school transportation community.

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Key School Transportation Issues — From Coast to Coast
December 1, 2003

With calendar year 2003 drawing to a close, SBF contacted school bus officials from across the United States to assess the current state of the...

Dennis Essary Named SBF's Administrator of the Year
December 1, 2003

Marking the 30th anniversary of SCHOOL BUS FLEET's Administrator of the Year award, Editor Steve Hirano presented the award posthumously to Den...

What's New in the Top 100
December 1, 2003

No-cost option for communication upgrade

Radios with telephone capabilities in addition to two-way function are used in an innovative comm...

Riding a New Look Into the Future
December 1, 2003

In an interview with SCHOOL BUS FLEET last year, John O’Leary, president and CEO of Thomas Built Buses, said he wanted to differentiate his com...

Seeing through the fog index
December 1, 2003

Short sentences are easy to read. And understand. One-syllable words are good too. Just ask SCHOOL BUS FLEET’s editorial adviser, Howard Rauch....

8 resolutions for the new year
December 1, 2003

Losing weight, spending more time with family, avoiding sweets, quitting smoking, saving money and getting more sleep are all New Year’s resolutions t...

NAPT’s new president on the strengths, future of the association
November 1, 2003

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — At the National Association for Pupil Transportation’s (NAPT) annual meeting in Salt Lake City, Steve Kalmes, transportatio...

Is that prosperity I see on the horizon?
November 1, 2003

Belt-tightening has become a way of life for those of you involved in pupil transportation. According to our annual school district survey (see story ...

Teaming up with Site Administrators
November 1, 2003

Since school bus drivers are entrusted with tremendous responsibilities, one w...

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