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New Focus on Safety in the Next Millennium?
August 1, 1999

How the school bus industry should look at 'man and machine' for incremental safety improvements.

Are You Prepared for a Critical Incident?
August 1, 1999

What you need to know about preparing for an emergency involving a school bus.

Momentum shifts away from non-conforming vans
August 1, 1999

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

Tackling non-conforming vans requires concern — and action
June 1, 1999

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?

Create a Safe Traffic Stream around School Sites
April 1, 1999

The proper application of traffic engineering can help school bus fleets increase their safety margins.

Squeeze on Head Start puts strain on transportation
March 1, 1999

Welfare reform is changing the needs of underprivileged children who attend Head Start programs. That's because their parents are moving into the labo...

An ordinary day edges into the Twilight Zone
March 1, 1999

More than three decades later I can still summon it, the rising fear of a child swept past the point of no return.

How to Build a Safety Demonstration Bus
February 1, 1999

By tapping district, vendor and volunteer resources, a school transportation team in upstate New York transformed a spare Blue Bird into their dream vehicle.

State Directors Tab Safety Issues as Top Concerns
February 1, 1999

Emphasis is given to dangers posed by non-conforming vans and stop-arm violators, but the driver shortage is also deemed a major problem.

How to Survive a Hostage Situation on Your School Bus
February 1, 1999

Sure, chances are slim that you'll be held hostage, but you should be prepared for a worst-case scenario.

'Smart System' Alerts School Buses of Approaching Trains
December 1, 1998

Pilot testing at a Minnesota school district shows electronic system holds promise in preventing highway-rail accidents.

Playing with Fire?
December 1, 1998

Although NHTSA is reluctant to require its use, flame-retardant seating material is making inroads in the school bus industry.

How I Added Punch to My ‘Buster’ Presentation
September 1, 1998

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.

Differing perspectives provide better solutions
September 1, 1998

All of us involved in school transportation have passenger safety as our primary goal. At every school district, different groups can provide a wealth...

New NHTSA study spurs hope, anxiety
September 1, 1998

Something is gaining on the school transportation industry. It’s the mounting pressure to address the issue of seat belts on school buses.

On an ordinary day, madness on a school bus
August 1, 1998

Student threats against school personnel and against other students are not being treated as pranks anymore.

It Could Happen Here
August 1, 1998

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.

Product Enhancement Improves Safety Margin
August 1, 1998

‘Minor’ improvements to school bus components, such as remote-control mirrors, take school bus safety to a new level.

New equipment options help improve safety record
August 1, 1998

For these unfortunate situations where there was nothing the driver could or shouldn’t have done to prevent the accident, we must look to other measures.

Curtailing fly-bys requires media savvy
June 1, 1998

Our editors are getting reports throughout the country that traffic laws are being so routinely violated that they are undermining school bus safety. ...

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