The federal investigative agency finishes gathering evidence at the scene of the fatal school bus crash, although the driver declined an interview.
The supplier demonstrates its navigation device for school buses and its Return to Route solution, designed to keep drivers on track.
The new offering from 247Security gives managers key metrics on their video surveillance system and vehicle health.
Zonar’s V3 telematics control unit solution will be installed into the school bus manufacturer’s Saf-T-Liner HDX, Saf-T-Liner EFX, and Minotour buses, starting with new buses ordered on Nov. 14, 2016.
More than 30 school districts receive up to $50,000 each for school bus security, safety, and efficiency technology hardware.
The initial rollout will showcase companies in such areas as attendance, camera technology, GPS, fleet maintenance, and parent portal.
Jefferson Parish Public School System in New Orleans renews its contract with the school bus company for five more years. First Student will add more than 60 new buses over the course of the new contract.
In the $3.5 million annual pact with Lackawanna City School District, the contractor will provide transportation services, routing implementation, and 50 new vehicles.
The 2016 Don Carnahan Memorial Grant Program will provide up to $50,000 to contractors for school bus technology hardware.
School districts can apply for up to $50,000 in Zonar school bus technology hardware in the 2016 NAPT/Don Carnahan Memorial Grant program.
The new school buses will also run on propane and will include onboard video surveillance and GPS.
As statistics show, school buses are the safest way for children to get to school. But for parents, knowing that their kids are on the right bus is just as important.
NSTA members Sunrise Transportation and Minnesota Coaches get up to $50,000 each for Zonar fleet management hardware as recipients of the Don Carnahan Memorial Grant.