Expert Dispatchers Strengthen the Team
October 25, 2010
Dispatchers impact all aspects of the transportation department, from day-to-day operations to public relations to employee morale. Sharpening their...
October 14, 2010
It’s great to see bus technicians and transportation managers asking for help with problems and getting solid answers from someone who could be ...
School Bus Seat Belts Catching On
September 23, 2010
Proponents have developed counterpoints to each of the most common arguments against installing seat belts on school buses, including loss of capacity,...
Defensive Driving Principles and How to Teach Them
August 24, 2010
After instituting a defensive driving focus in its training program, one district decreased reportable accidents by 33 percent.
Zen and the art of driving
August 23, 2010
Here at SBF, we’ve been blogging quite a bit about road safety and safe driving, a particularly good topic in light of the school year...
Fire Suppression Systems Protect Assets, Save Lives
August 2, 2010
Manufacturers of fire suppression systems for school buses provide product details and discuss the benefits of installation.
15th NCST Moves Industry Forward
June 24, 2010
Topics of debate included a revision that would have made crossing arms mandatory on school buses — delegates rejected the change.
Talk About a Revolution
June 21, 2010
I got caught up in an interesting reality TV show this spring that followed celebrity chef Jamie Oliver as he worked to change the school food system in...
Recruiting, From Start to Finish
June 1, 2010
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...
Bus Video: A Versatile Tool
April 9, 2010
School bus operators use video surveillance systems to resolve disputes and as sources of evidence in accidents or onboard incidents. Some are also using...