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<p>This photo shows the aftermath of a South Carolina incident in which a teenage girl was struck by a vehicle passing her bus. The girl&rsquo;s shoes lie in the road; her backpack is on top of the bus.</p>

School Bus Safety

Stop-arm incident photo is worth 1,000 words

One interesting detail in the journey of a South Carolina stop-arm camera measure through the legislative process is the role that a photo played. Bill sponsor Sen. Thomas Alexander showed the shocking picture to other legislators to help galvanize support for the bill.

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Identifying drug abuse among students
Really listen to what your students are saying on your bus. Doing so might prevent an active shooter, a case of bullying, drug addiction or even your own death.
<p>Post-accident procedure committees and team members typically take pictures of the scene, review related reports and create a plan to prevent future similar incidents.</p> Post-accident Procedures Committees Key in Prevention
Whether using a committee or more informal arrangement, selecting the right members, having procedures in place in advance for determining preventable measures and driver retraining are crucial.
Differing views on seat belt issue
If you’ve followed the debate on seat belts in school buses over the years, you won’t be surprised that my latest editorial on the topic drew dozens of responses.
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Obstacle detection system
MobileTRAQ Vue now includes the SenseStat Obstacle Detection Backing Sensor System.

Fleetio Import Feature
Fleetio’s new import feature allows customers to upload unlimited vehicle details, fuel records, service history, employee profiles and more to their accounts with just a few clicks, company officials said.

DriveLogik Monitors Driver Performance
DriveLogik, a hardware package and software reporting service, provides driver performance reports and customized instant alerts via mobile devices to identify major driving events.

Azuga G2 GPS Fleet Tracking System
Azuga G2 reads the vehicle’s engine data every second and delivers emissions idling reports 60 times more often than traditional GPS systems, officials for Azuga said.

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<p>The groups were assigned to a bus and required to strategize on assigning different components of the requirements to those with the strongest skill in the area.</p> PHOTOS: Back to school safety drill for bus drivers

Activities styled on the television reality show “The Amazing Race” and a mock court... Visit photo gallery

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