Bullying can have severe consequences - driver distraction, accidents and even death. Bus drivers need to understand how rules and respect can help them minimize this behavior.
Transportation managers should inventory their fleets and assess their risks. And drivers should be trained how to respond to an underride crash.
By focusing the seat-belt debate on large school buses, have we overlooked the potential danger of lap belts on small buses?
How the school bus industry should look at 'man and machine' for incremental safety improvements.
What you need to know about preparing for an emergency involving a school bus.
As we approach the end of the 20th century, I’m encouraged by a school transportation safety movement to replace non-conforming vans with school buses
Perhaps the question should be: Why have not the leaders in pupil transportation raised the volume on this issue to the same decibel level that has been done with the issue of seat belts vs. compartmentalization?
The proper application of traffic engineering can help school bus fleets increase their safety margins.
Welfare reform is changing the needs of underprivileged children who attend Head Start programs. That's because their parents are moving into the labo...
More than three decades later I can still summon it, the rising fear of a child swept past the point of no return.
By tapping district, vendor and volunteer resources, a school transportation team in upstate New York transformed a spare Blue Bird into their dream vehicle.
Emphasis is given to dangers posed by non-conforming vans and stop-arm violators, but the driver shortage is also deemed a major problem.
Sure, chances are slim that you'll be held hostage, but you should be prepared for a worst-case scenario.
Pilot testing at a Minnesota school district shows electronic system holds promise in preventing highway-rail accidents.
Although NHTSA is reluctant to require its use, flame-retardant seating material is making inroads in the school bus industry.
To hold short attention spans, Faye Stevens trimmed the show length, added an original song and used a Buster-sized two-way street to directly involve the children.
All of us involved in school transportation have passenger safety as our primary goal. At every school district, different groups can provide a wealth...
Something is gaining on the school transportation industry. It’s the mounting pressure to address the issue of seat belts on school buses.
Student threats against school personnel and against other students are not being treated as pranks anymore.
Are you prepared for gunfire aboard a school bus? Recent campus assaults have forced transportation managers to scrutinize training programs, student conduct policies and emergency plans.
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