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Cover Story - August 2009 2009

Preventing Driver Fatigue Takes Commitment

By: Kelly Roher, Senior Editor

Working long hours, driving long routes and sleep disorders can contribute to fatigue, but adhering to regulations on hours of service, offering training on sleep deprivation or sleep apnea, and consistent supervisor-driver communication will ensure that school bus drivers are in top form to transport students.

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CISM Services Aid in Trauma Recovery

Critical incident stress management (CISM) services, which include one-on-one meetings for an individual and debriefing for a group, reduce the effects of stress felt after a traumatic incident and provide tools for a healthy recovery. Training in such services is available to pupil transportation operations.


A heavy load to bear

I gripped the steering wheel of the massive vehicle, checked all of my mirrors, and slowly pulled onto the road, driving as carefully as possible to m...


Line splice

The Line Splice can repair the damaged section of steel or aluminum lines, including air conditioning, transmission, heater and power steering lines.

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