Derek Graham, North Carolina's former state director of pupil transportation, will provide consulting services to the company and its clients.
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.
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.
DispatchPlus Push-to-Talk is designed to provide one-touch communication and GPS tracking in one solution.
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.