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School Bus Safety

10 Tips to Bolster Bus Checks for Sleepers

To make sure no child is left behind, school bus operations should have clear procedures for drivers to follow, enforce consequences, and provide frequent reminders and recognition.

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NSTA Advocacy in Action — Why CSA scores are flawed
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The goal of the Safety Measurement Scores, within CSA (Compliance, Safety, Accountability), is to allow the public to review a carrier’s safety record and relevant data by searching its Department of Transportation number. While this is a great idea in concept, the reality is very different.
A tragic reminder about texting and driving
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A killer. That’s essentially what texting can become when it coincides with driving. That point was tragically reinforced by a fatal school bus crash in Knoxville, Tennessee, according to the police investigation.
How will anti-collision technology impact school buses?
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I sat in the passenger seat of a large truck, eyes fixed on the stopped car ahead as we rumbled straight toward it. Next to me, the driver of the truck gave no indication that he was going to stop the vehicle.
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School zone warning signals
The IoT solution from Numerex and RTC enables remote, two-way communications between the school district’s central traffic office and an embedded electronic device in the flasher signal signs, company officials said.

Integrated software suite
Seon now offers vMax Compass, a complete suite of school transportation solutions designed to work seamlessly together to deliver the real-time information needed to plan safe routes, track vehicles and student ridership, and capture, record and automatically download video of on-board incidents.

Book on school bus safety
Go Where the Bus Goes, a new children’s book written by Lorraine Fletcher, a longtime school bus driver in Kentucky, addresses school bus safety.

Pre-trip inspection module
InterMotive’s new pre-trip inspection module is designed to automatically turn on and off all chassis-controlled exterior lights, including brake and reverse lights.

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<p>First Student teamed up with the National Safety Council for the Safety Dog Bus Tour in late August, which informed kids and their parents about school bus safety.</p> PHOTOS: Back to school

School districts and transportation operators in the U.S. and Canada got ready for the new school... Visit photo gallery

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VIDEO: District sees 2 school bus passing incidents

Two school bus passing incidents were caught on video by Kanawha County (W.Va.) Schools last week. In one, the motorist damaged a bus’ stop arm, and in the other, the motorist nearly struck several people.

VIDEO: School bus OEM team declares 'We Are Thomas'

In this spot from Thomas Built Buses, get a look behind the scenes at the men and women who build yellow buses in High Point, North Carolina.

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