Thinking outside the bus
In the school bus industry, which has built an unparalleled safety record with its thorough driver requirements and strict vehicle construction standards, th...
Gauging the safety of school bus alternatives
Many school districts and contractors are employing a variety of vehicles to supplement traditional yellow bus service. These alternative arrangements often ...
How Thomas, First Student are working toward a better bus
First Student and Thomas Built Buses’ partnership hinges on a high level of collaboration and transparency. Their efforts are helping both companies be...
A tribute to the school bus builders
There seems to be a great sense of pride and fulfillment in their work. Indeed, they’re building one of the safest vehicles on the road — a vehic...
The right way to make a left
There’s no good way around it: We have to turn left sometimes, often without the “protection” of a solid green arrow. For school bus driver...
Carrollton bus crash survivor points to the positives
It has been 25 years since the fiery Kentucky bus crash that killed 27 people. Jason Booher, now a high school administrator and coach, recounts his narrow e...
Dubai conference draws global insights on school transport
Speakers and delegates from around the world gathered at the emirate’s first school transportation conference, making recommendations in safety and sec...
Green ambitions pay off for Kansas district
George Taylor of Kansas City (Kan.) Public Schools was determined to find funding for alt-fuel buses. Now, with 47 CNG buses and four hybrids, the district i...
Phones: not the only distractions
What about having conversations with kids (or even aides) on the bus while driving? Is that a source of distraction that should be avoided?
Fit for the job
You may feel like you can’t make time to exercise, but if you do, you just might find yourself more focused and productive while you’re working.<...