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Cover Story - February 2012 2012

Keeping our eyes on the prize

By: Phillip A. Haldaman

An industry veteran discusses the negative repercussions of high levels of stress and offers tips on how to stay on track to good physical and mental health. Doing so will help one stay focused on “the prize” — the next generation of students.

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Edupro Group will hold its Transporting Students with Disabilities and Preschoolers National Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Fla., in March. Photo courtesy of Visit Orlando
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Special-needs conference to cover myriad topics

Sessions during the 21st National Conference on Transporting Students with Disabilities and Preschoolers will address such issues as medications on the school bus, transporters and the IEP, and dealing with difficult people.

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Kids tell it like it is

As I did after the previous edition of the Children's Choice contest, I put together a collection of amusing and moving comments from the kids' essays. They provide a clear picture of how much school bus drivers mean to their passengers — and how dedicated the drivers are to the kids' well-being.

Industry veteran Willie Tarleton recently completed a decade of service as NAPT’s Region IV director.
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Willie Tarleton: Industry leader just keeps on leading

Willie Tarleton, director of transportation services for the Midland (Texas) Independent School District, has made 29 years of contributions to yellow transportation and has completed a decade of distinguished service as NAPT's Region IV director.

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Keeping eyes on safety

How can an ad, which is designed to catch people’s attention, not distract from the safety equipment on a school bus?

Kings Canyon USD was the first district in the nation to receive an eTrans all-electric school bus (at left) from Trans Tech Bus. The district hopes to acquire five more within the next year.
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Electric bus brings changes

Kings Canyon USD was the first district in the nation to receive an eTrans all-electric school bus from Trans Tech Bus. The district hopes to acquire five more within the next year.

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LightForm Emergency Egress Lighting Film

Grote Industries' new LightForm Emergency Egress Lighting Film provides all of the advantages of adhesive exit markers with the added benefit of being powered. The film provides the kind of bright illumination that can help lead disoriented passengers to safety.

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ZPass+

Zonar's ZPass+ provides specific student rider information to parents through a password-protected website. Parents can receive notifications via text message and e-mail.

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Speed Sentinel

InterMotive's new two-speed road speed limiter — part of its Speed Sentinel product line — allows two different maximum speeds to be programmed for a vehicle using one module.

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Parallelogram wash bay lift package

Rotary Lift has updated its parallelogram wash bay lift package to maximize bay space and product life. The new lift with wash bay kit is third-party tested by ETL and ALI certified to meet ANSI safety and performance standards.

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