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Cover Story - April 2013

The Yellow Bus' Vital Role in Homeland Security

By: Roseann Schwaderer

School buses have been used in a variety of operations to protect the public in emergencies, such as hurricanes and floods. Here are details on how pupil transporters are preparing for and responding to times of crisis.   

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Preparing for the threat of hijacking

Regardless of whether the driver obeys the commands or resists a hijacker, every single school bus driver must understand that their No. 1 priority is the protection of the children on board. Drivers must be prepared mentally for these situations and conduct drills to reinforce proper procedures.

Dan Peters has experience in the specialty vehicle industry, having served five years with fire truck maker Pierce Manufacturing.
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New Collins exec shifts from red to yellow

With a background in the fire truck industry, Dan Peters comes to Collins Bus Corp. with a keen understanding of the importance of building a top-quality vehicle for the job of protecting people.

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