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July 2010 Issue


Why Won’t They Come to Work?

By Randy Mazie

In these tough economic times, most school bus drivers consistently show up for work — but some still don’t. After monetary incentives failed to tackle absenteeism, one district learned that some employees need another kind of support.

The Many Options of Bus Wash Systems

School bus wash options range from easy-to-use manual to fully automatic systems and can save time and costs.

School Bus Contractor Has a Plan

Student Transportation Inc. head Denis Gallagher discusses his “Education Stimulus Plan,” which he says gives districts an immediate cash benefit. He also talks about the company’s recent name change and its growth.

NSTA Convention to Cover Current Industry Issues

Sessions at this year’s event will provide the latest information on such topics as clean diesel and school bus advocacy projects. Activities will focus on bus security and the stranded-pupil problem. NSTA is also stepping up its efforts to recognize contestants in the School Bus Driver International Safety Competition. 

What's New in the Top 50

Recent developments with several of this year's largest school bus contractor companies.

15th NCST Moves Industry Forward

Topics of debate included a revision that would have made crossing arms mandatory on school buses — delegates rejected the change.

Editorials

Thriving on competition

All who compete or otherwise get involved in these vital events are to be commended for their part in advancing pupil transportation.

Go tell it on the mountain

Yellow school buses are one of DOT’s best success stories. This accomplishment needs to be told not so much for those in our industry but for the elected officials and citizens of cities across the country that are being forced to make difficult budgetary decisions.

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