School bus driver training and phone use policies: Is clarification needed?
November 25, 2015
It seems that pretty much everyone understands how dangerous it is to text while behind the wheel. But is there confusion among some drivers about...
Streamlining Spec’ing to Get the Best Bus Fit
October 28, 2015
Gathering a team of staff members and coming up with a list of must-have items, as well as staying familiar with FMVSS and state regulations, can help...
Don't Leave Money on the Table: Using Software for Medicaid Reimbursement
September 30, 2015
Software programs automate reporting, making it easier, faster and less costly, suppliers say. Districts have been able to save days’ worth of...
Clearing Communication Hurdles with Parents
August 27, 2015
Barriers to clear communication, such as parents being less available, overwhelmed with information and not understanding the rules, can be overcome by...
Helping parents understand the world of the school bus
July 27, 2015
There is substantial emphasis on making sure students know the rules for boarding and riding the bus, and rightly so, but what about for parents?
6 Ways to Instill Safety Culture Among Drivers
July 22, 2015
Making sure drivers commit to preventive behaviors and that they understand how to eliminate risk are key. Discussing near-miss incidents as a group has...
6 Tips for Saving Water With Bus Wash Systems
June 24, 2015
Measures to cut water use while maintaining a clean fleet include brush systems, nozzle upkeep, and using foams and soap alternatives such as vehicle...
Making the Business Case for Alternative Fuels
May 22, 2015
End users say savings on propane autogas and CNG fuel and maintenance costs, along with having to perform less maintenance, help recoup the extra cost of...
Growing GPS, Student Tracking Capabilities Offer More Security Tools
April 15, 2015
Suppliers are providing more immediate and detailed information for parents and transportation managers through apps and video; customizable alerts...
Contractors Turn to Partnerships, Tracking to Bolster Security
April 13, 2015
Partnering with law enforcement, taking advantage of federal security assessments and student tracking are some of the measures contractors are taking to...