The school bus as key to well-rounded education
An image of students taking a “yellow limo” to prom, which became one of our 2014 Photo Contest Honorable Mentions, prompted a discussion among u...
Post-accident Procedures Committees Key in Prevention
Whether using a committee or more informal arrangement, selecting the right members, having procedures in place in advance for determining preventable measur...
Interviews: Getting at what’s not on the resume
As I work on a story on best practices for conducting interviews, some sources have stressed to me how important it is to screen for critical qualities that ...
Capturing a snapshot of your industry
Sometimes the best way to tell a story is through visuals, and our readers have provided us with many compelling ones. Whether photos or videos, we are looki...
Emission-control technology offers low-maintenance solutions
Diesel particulate filters, mufflers and engine pre-heaters help school bus operators keep the air in and around their vehicles clean with minimal maintenanc...
Vehicle lifts that promote shop safety, productivity
Features such as mechanical locks, remote control, LED lighting and lighter weights for more portability make servicing buses even safer and more efficient.<>
Cooperative helps districts save money, time
Walla Walla (Wash.) School District won matching funds from the state to obtain funds for a facility to support a cooperative that serves three school distri...
Web exclusive: Bonus coverage of NAPT sessions
Here's the scoop on several engaging sessions at the National Association for Pupil Transportation's 2013 Summit in Grand Rapids, Mich. Topics include school...
5 tips for connecting with special-needs students
Using visuals and short, simple statements are key changes drivers and aides can make in their communication style to better connect with students who have h...
6 tips to strengthen relationships with unions
Being in a transportation management position can sometimes feel like being in between a rock and a hard place. However, directors who have effective working...