The partnership between Safe Fleet and student-led organization Be Strong aims to stop bullying.
Here are five examples of training programs that have been found to engage students while educating them on school bus safety.
The 16-year-old Kentucky student throws himself out of the front door and is killed when he hits the pavement. The driver was not at fault, police say.
Tiger tamers used a four-legged stool to overwhelm the big cats. Similarly, the school bus driver should be the first leg of a figurative four-legged stool to confront student misbehavior.
Students in Greenville County (S.C.) Schools can now connect to the internet while they ride the school bus, thanks in part to the efforts of Henry Lear.
School transportation providers from across the state gather in Anaheim to kick off the annual California Association of School Transportation Officials conference.
BESI developed the Safe Journey Seat Mount to make safety vests tamper-resistant for students who have difficulty staying seated.
The onboard technology not only enables students to complete their homework during the ride, but can reportedly be considered an instructional expense. Additionally, the router can accommodate other technologies such as GPS and connectivity for the driver’s tablet.
Behavior on the bus, autism, and bullying prevention are among the topics covered in an OPTA training event.
At CUSD 300 in Illinois, the transportation and special-education departments have joined forces to develop new training tools for drivers and aides and to provide a consistent experience for students.
Kentucky driver Jennifer Ward and monitor Diana Becker find that students enjoy singing together more than listening to the radio and that it helps alleviate anxiety for some.
Feature articles that drew the most traffic on the School Bus Fleet website in 2016 covered stop-arm cameras, electric school buses, and student behavior management, among other topics.
I’ve been reluctant to write about this topic, but I felt that our story would provide valuable insights into the experience of a special-needs student, the importance of retaining good drivers, and the difficult decisions parents often face.