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...
5 New Products to Boost Shop Efficiency
March 25, 2015
Offerings are designed to organize and expedite maintenance work and keep the shop floor clean.
5 Tips to Streamline Parts Inventory Management
March 18, 2015
Managers say setting up a barcoding and scanning system, fleet standardization and daily tracking of pricing have been indispensable practices....
Stories of school bus drivers going the extra mile
March 13, 2015
"School bus drivers behaving badly" stories abound, but do not represent the majority, who constantly go above and beyond, both on and off their routes....
School Bus Software Offering More Accessibility, One-Stop Shop Options
February 27, 2015
Choices abound for routing and fleet maintenance software packages that are available on any web-connected device, eliminate the need to spend time...