Separating boys and girls on the school bus
August 19, 2015
In Atlanta, some older boys and girls have been separated on the school bus to improve behavior. District officials tell me that their drivers are given...
How will anti-collision technology impact school buses?
August 10, 2015
I sat in the passenger seat of a large truck, eyes fixed on the stopped car ahead as we rumbled straight toward it. Next to me, the driver of the truck...
Motorcoach crash recalls lessons of Carrollton bus fire
July 21, 2015
In the fatal 2014 truck-motorcoach collision in California, NTSB found that there were difficulties in evacuating from the flame-engulfed motorcoach....
When school’s out for summer, it’s time to learn
June 26, 2015
Soon after the school year ends, many pupil transporters take a “busman’s holiday”: They attend an industry conference. So while most...
15 Ways to Spread Good News About Your Operation
June 23, 2015
Who says all school bus news has to be bad news? Take a proactive approach to promoting your department’s successes through social media,...
A tragic reminder about texting and driving
June 5, 2015
A killer. That’s essentially what texting can become when it coincides with driving. That point was tragically reinforced by a fatal school bus...
School buses play a key position in athletics
June 1, 2015
With running having become a lifelong pursuit for me, I recently found myself once again riding a school bus to an important race, just like in high...
Alt-fueling Equipment Offers Myriad Options for Fleet Needs
May 27, 2015
For operations that run propane or CNG school buses, suppliers can provide customized solutions for efficient and reliable fueling.
School Bus eXchange Drills Down on Keys for Success
May 21, 2015
At the inaugural SBX event, school transportation officials share ideas on such topics as efficiency, technology and identifying the outputs of a...
A digital issue for a digital age
May 14, 2015
SBF decided to switch the Canadian Fact Book from print to digital this year for two key reasons: to get this information-packed issue to more...