Tackling school bus driver shortage
July 11, 2014
Eighty-four percent and 85%. These are the percentages of respondents to SBF’s 2013 School District Survey and SBF’s 2014...
Mirrors: Enhancing Safety From All Angles
July 7, 2014
Companies that manufacture rearview mirrors and other products equipped with mirrors are aware of a school bus driver’s need to clearly see...
Alt-fuel school bus options are growing
May 22, 2014
Manufacturers are meeting the demand for clean-burning, money-saving yellow buses by offering more powered by propane autogas and compressed natural gas,...
Cars backing up after running a stop-arm?
May 9, 2014
We are well aware of the problem of motorists illegally passing school buses that are stopped for students who are boarding or disembarking. Another...
Protect your operation with video surveillance
April 22, 2014
False claims made against school bus drivers or other transportation staff have the potential to damage reputations and cause legal problems if a...
Take stock in your accomplishments
April 18, 2014
We’ve all had personal and professional accomplishments that we’re particularly proud of. One of my top professional accomplishments is...
Contractors see safety as an investment
April 10, 2014
Executives for some of North America's largest school bus companies discuss how allocating resources toward such efforts as driver training and...
How do you communicate with your team?
March 17, 2014
When I have spoken with pupil transportation professionals, they have relayed to me the importance of communicating with their staff on all aspects of...
Web exclusive: More on gaining support from school boards
March 4, 2014
In our March 2014 issue, officials at school districts and bus companies offer tips that can help in getting school board members to become advocates for...
5 ways to gain support from school boards
March 4, 2014
With funding for pupil transportation tight, those providing the service must show board members its value. District and bus company officials share tips...