Expert Dispatchers Strengthen the Team
Dispatchers impact all aspects of the transportation department, from day-to-day operations to public relations to employee morale. Sharpening their skills w...
It’s great to see bus technicians and transportation managers asking for help with problems and getting solid answers from someone who could be hundr...
School Bus Seat Belts Catching On
Proponents have developed counterpoints to each of the most common arguments against installing seat belts on school buses, including loss of capacity, probl...
Defensive Driving Principles and How to Teach Them
After instituting a defensive driving focus in its training program, one district decreased reportable accidents by 33 percent.
Fire Suppression Systems Protect Assets, Save Lives
Manufacturers of fire suppression systems for school buses provide product details and discuss the benefits of installation.
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.
Recruiting, From Start to Finish
Putting an excellent driver behind the wheel of a school bus is the end result of a long search, from putting the call out for qualified candidates to backgr...
Bus Video: A Versatile Tool
School bus operators use video surveillance systems to resolve disputes and as sources of evidence in accidents or onboard incidents. Some are also using vid...
Rough road ahead?
We found from speaking with executives at school bus contractor companies featured in the March issue's contractor roundtable that competition is "brutal" an...
Contractor Roundtable: The Current Business Climate
School bus contractors offer insights on the advantages of contracting in the current economic climate as well as the impact of state and national regulatory...