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Teen still missing after taking ride from stranger
May 28, 2013
Kathlynn Shepard, 15, and a 12-year-old girl were lured into a man's truck shortly after exiting their school bus last week in Dayton, Iowa. The 12-year-old was able to escape, and the suspect was found dead, but Shepard is still missing.
Stop-arm pilot catches nearly 50 violations in 2 months
May 24, 2013
For the pilot program, American Traffic Solutions provided Mansfield (Texas) Independent School District with its CrossingGuard school bus stop-arm camera solution to help monitor the extent of the problem.
Seon DVR features 13 channels, high recording ability
May 14, 2013
The Explorer DX-HD records at 30 frames per second at 720x480 resolution on 12 channels with audio plus one high-definition channel at 1280x720 resolution. The DVR features dual streaming technology, and when used in combination with the company’s vMax Commander video management software, Seon’s automated Health-Check feature monitors DVR, camera and hard drive status.
Trace Technologies names product innovation exec
May 2, 2013
Larry Chin joins the company, which provides HD Plug & Play mobile video cameras, as president of product development. Chin has more than a decade of experience in the mobile video market, having previously worked for such companies as DDS Wireless International, Seon Design and Honeywell.
REI celebrates 75-year anniversary
April 9, 2013
Radio Engineering Industries Inc., which provides video surveillance and other solutions for various markets, including the school bus market, was founded in 1938 by Clyde H. Hays, and it continues to be family owned and operated. The company will mark the milestone with special activities throughout the year.
Seon Design supports anti-bullying campaign
February 28, 2013
Employees of the video surveillance systems provider wear pink shirts on Wednesday in observance of Canada’s Pink Shirt Day to raise awareness and support victims of bullying. In the company’s blog, Marketing Coordinator Tia O’Grady writes about the campaign and Seon's commitment to safe school transportation.
Rosco event recorder to feature optional third camera
January 22, 2013
The company’s Dual-Vision XC Continuous Automotive Event Recorder will be available with the third camera starting April 1. Officials say that with it, the Dual-Vision XC can capture passengers deep into the vehicle compartment or record reverse backup and other operations.
Father of teen killed by stop-arm running speaks out
January 10, 2013
Nearly four years ago, 16-year-old Nicholas Adkins was fatally struck by a vehicle that failed to stop for his school bus. North Carolina then passed legislation that stiffened penalties for such a violation and allowed stop-arm cameras on school buses. With the anniversary of Nicholas’ death approaching, his father talks with a news outlet and gives a stark reminder of the dangers of stop-arm running.
Iowa study probes stop-arm safety measures
January 4, 2013
The report, required by last year's "Kadyn's Law," analyzes ways to potentially reduce illegal passing of school buses, including stop-arm cameras. Researchers find that home-side loading should be encouraged as a best practice but not required.
Partnership to provide accident recorders to school bus contractors
January 3, 2013
Mobile surveillance systems supplier Zen-tinel teams up with Safety, Claims and Litigation Services, an affiliate of National Interstate Insurance Co. The insurance provider will offer Zen-tinel’s accident event recorder technology to contractors through its customer loyalty program.
School bus drivers: Is trust enough?
December 4, 2012

The message should be framed not as “this monitoring device is here to make sure you don’t break the rules” but as “this device is here to protect you as well as the students.”

Bus video goes beyond student monitoring
October 9, 2012

Today’s surveillance systems not only record students on multiple channels, many record risky driving behavior, issue alerts for specific events and track buses through GPS. Here are details on these and other specifications from eight companies’ offerings.

Ore. district revises bell times, cuts road calls
September 25, 2012
The Salem-Keizer Public Schools transportation department has adjusted all school bell times, which director Michael Shields says reduced the number of routes without causing problems or service interruptions. In other news, road calls were reduced for all vehicles by 38.4% compared to the previous year.
Dallas buys over 100 new buses, adds belts
August 30, 2012
Dallas County Schools has been acquiring a variety of new equipment for its giant fleet, from new school buses to lap-shoulder belts to stop-arm cameras. The district recently took delivery of 103 new Saf-T-Liner C2s from Thomas Built Buses. Director of Transportation Aaron Hobbs discusses the developments with SBF.
Texas district equips 400 buses with exterior cameras
August 28, 2012
Houston Independent School District outfits the buses with Safety Vision's SV-835 and SV-690 exterior cameras to increase student safety, and it plans to retrofit the rest of its buses next year. The district’s buses are also equipped with the company's RoadRecorder 6000 PRO mobile digital video recorder and four SV-830 dome interior cameras.
Camera system aids in backing large buses
August 9, 2012
Rosco’s new Smart-Vision Backup Camera System uses a camera mounted on the back of the bus to send images to a monitor installed inside of the rearview mirror of the bus.
AngelTrax unveils video, driver behavior modification system
August 9, 2012
The company's CoPilot system includes a G-force sensor, GPS antenna and other sensors that automatically register erratic activity, including aggressive driving, hard braking, speeding and collisions. A blinking light on the unit alerts the driver in real time that an unsafe action has been detected.
Wash. district implements mobile surveillance application
August 7, 2012
The transportation department of Stanwood-Camano (Wash.) School District #401 implements the MobileCamViewer mobile surveillance application from mobiDEOS to help keep transportation routines intact. The district's transportation director downloads the app to his iPad, which allows him to access his entire perimeter cameras live from a single screen.
REI software add-ons monitor fleet heath, video
July 24, 2012
The company's A.R.M.O.R.-Auto Pilot manages downloading, reporting and automated notification of video events, while A.R.M.O.R.-Diagnostics, a vehicle, DVR and camera diagnostics software tool, allows proactive monitoring of a fleet’s health status.
Blue Bird to unveil new safety options, adds dealer
July 20, 2012
The school bus manufacturer will have on view during an industry event technology available as new options for its buses, including a stop-arm camera system, a combination rearview mirror and camera system from Rosco and a danger zone alert system. In other news, the company welcomes Hoover Truck Centers to its dealer network to serve the state of New Jersey.

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