The state Senate passes a bill that would permit school districts to contract with a private vendor for stop-arm violation monitoring systems on their school buses.
Whether looking for quick and seamless data integration or to boost safety or energy efficiency, school transportation directors have a number of options for the new year.
In an effort to reduce emissions, cut costs, and improve its fleet, Blue Springs School District has implemented a variety of changes, including a new CNG station, Wi-Fi on activity buses, and a stop-arm camera system.
The federal investigative agency finishes gathering evidence at the scene of the fatal school bus crash, although the driver declined an interview.
The school bus driver in the single-vehicle crash in Chattanooga faces multiple charges, including vehicular homicide and reckless driving.
As two students in Marietta, Georgia, are exiting their bus, the driver sees a man shooting a gun nearby and brings the students back on board. The shooter can be seen in bus video footage.
The new offering from 247Security gives managers key metrics on their video surveillance system and vehicle health.
The agency’s Dec. 1 meeting will primarily cover safety issues around school buses but will also include updates on lap-shoulder belts.
The mobile security equipment and data management supplier’s products are integrated with Transfinder’s as part of the Marketplace, which is designed to help districts boost efficiency.
The CoPilot-RFID, a windshield-mounted mobile DVR/camera combination, can now permanently embed the vehicle operator’s identification into the vehicle’s video records.
The Texas school transportation agency’s event will cover such topics as safety innovations, emergency resources, training and education, and communications.
The initial rollout will showcase companies in such areas as attendance, camera technology, GPS, fleet maintenance, and parent portal.
Wi-Fi for students and live on-vehicle video streaming are among the topics to be discussed in a free web seminar on Cisco’s Connected Transportation for Education.