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School bus driver recognized for response after plane crash
November 19, 2015
Sandy Jett of Ohio quickly backs away from smoke, fire and downed power lines caused by a fatal plane crash on her route. Her supervisor commends her for preventing students from seeing the accident and keeping them calm.
Communicating clearly can cure confusion
March 20, 2013
Whether speaking or writing, accuracy and clarity are essential in communication. Supervisors need to make their instructions very clear so the whole department or group has proper direction and can achieve goals together.
Provider Enterprises awarded for efficiency
June 4, 2010
The special-needs school transportation company has reportedly reduced fuel consumption by nearly 10 percent, for a savings of approximately $50,000, by using fleet tracking technology from Navman Wireless.
What’s New in the Top 100?
October 1, 2009

New developments related to several of this year's largest school districts.

How Dispatchers Fill a Pivotal Role
November 1, 2006

The dispatch position can be one of the most demanding in pupil transportation, but it is at the hub of an operation’s success. Here’s a look at the skills dispatchers need to handle the job and its inherent stress.

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...

Advances in Radio Communication Systems
November 1, 2001

An operation’s ability to communicate effectively is a major factor in the safe transportation of students. The prime means by which staff, driv...

5 Steps to Improve Your Dispatch Operation
March 1, 2001

School bus operators recommend hiring dispatchers from within the department, establishing support networks and investing in the latest technology.

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