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Boy comes to aid of ailing school bus driver
October 13, 2015
As his driver was having an asthma attack, 9-year-old Jayden Jaramillo sprang into action and radioed the bus company.
Illinois School Bus switches to Diga-Talk 2-way radios
April 29, 2015
To date, 191 of the contractor’s school buses are using Diga-Talk, a two-way radio network solely powered by digital technology.
Bolstering communications with digital two-way radios
April 29, 2013
In a recent SBF webinar sponsored by Motorola, speakers discussed benefits and best practices in using digital two-way radios for school transportation. Here’s a recap of the discussion, along with access to the archived webinar.
REMINDER: Webinar to offer tips for 2-way radios
April 15, 2013
The free web seminar, “Digital Two-Way Radios: Bolstering Communications, Security & Compliance,” will be presented by SCHOOL BUS FLEET and Motorola on Wednesday. Topics to be discussed include security and emergency preparedness, clear communication and regulation compliance.
Nebraska bill targets bus driver cell phone use
February 28, 2013
New legislation aims to prohibit school bus drivers from using interactive wireless communication devices while the bus in motion. However, a rule to that effect was already approved by the Nebraska Department of Education last year.
Man charged with stealing bus radios
March 13, 2012
Thomas Colby is apprehended as he tries to flee a Worhunsky Transportation lot. According to police, the man was found to have "burglary tools consistent with stealing two-way radios" and radio parts in his pockets.
More Than Just a Radio
May 26, 2011

Digital two-way radios for the school bus industry offer messaging capabilities, increased capacity, interoperability and GPS tracking, all while remaining affordable.

Kentucky district to spend $1.5M on new bus radios
January 20, 2011
Jefferson County Public Schools opts to replace its outdated school bus radios with ones that will meet new FCC guidelines. The new radio system will reduce the number of buses on each channel from 300 to 100.
Missouri school district overcomes coverage gaps
November 23, 2010
Communications coverage gaps frustrated school bus drivers and compromised student safety, prompting Dallas County R-1 School District to look for a better solution. Their results are covered in a new case study from Motorola.
Transportation cooperative to outfit fleet with digital radio network
November 16, 2010
Kenwood NEXEDGE radios will be installed on the operation’s buses in December. The radios are part of Mobile Relay Associates’ NEXEDGE Two-Way Radio Repeater Digital Network system, which provides voice, data and GPS capabilities.
FCC’s Radio Mandate: Getting Tuned In
June 15, 2010

Although the 2013 deadline is a few years away, now is the time to begin planning and budgeting. Here’s an overview of the mandate and how it
may affect your radio system.

Illinois bus drivers must perform child-check inspections
November 17, 2009
Under a new law, school bus drivers statewide are required to conduct end-of-route inspections to ensure that passengers are not left unattended. Failure to do so can result in a driver’s permit being suspended. The law also requires all school buses to be equipped with two-way radios.
Keying in to Radio Communications Systems
June 1, 2005

Sound radio communication is an essential component of pupil transportation. Ensuring the safety of children is a priority, and staff must always have...

10 Tips for Efficient Radio Conduct
March 1, 2005

Ray Crystal, the Fairport (N.Y.) Central School District bus radio dispatcher, recalled a day when the district’s radio waves were filled with unneces...

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...

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