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.
Combined with public education efforts, the camera systemshave helped enhance student safety by deterring stop-arm running.Some school districts have cut violations by 50% or more.
At Huntsville Independent School District, students can use their Chromebooks to access their textbooks and homework on the bus.
Passengers can easily capture drivers’ actions on smartphones and post them online for anyone to see. That’s all the more reason to maintain a professional manner and follow proper procedures at all times.
Real-time GPS tracking, video integration, and driver behavior algorithms are used to create tools such as driver score cards, reports, and alerts that help drivers and managers correct unsafe habits and reinforce safe ones.
In response to a safety review, Knox County (Tenn.) Schools directs funds to hire a safety manager, install surveillance cameras in new school buses, and ensure that spare buses have a radio system.