Strategies for School Bus Safety Success

This content is brought to you by First Student. Keeping children safe on the school bus is not only the role of the bus driver, but also the role of the school district and community. Read on as Darryl Hill, First Student’s senior vice president of safety, provides five tips to improve school bus safety; then download the free whitepaper for even more.

Electrification – How to Get Started

With electric vehicle technology advancing at a rapid pace, the feasibility for electric school buses is becoming a reality for many districts across the nation, not just those in California and New York. But after you decide that you want to convert to electric, how do you get started?

SBF’s annual Photo Contest provides a closer look into the world of pupil transportation. Shown here is one of the winning 2019 entries from Jay Hamrick.
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Getting a Glimpse Into the World of the Yellow Bus

Submissions to our annual photo contest provide yet more evidence of the fact that the pupil transporter is so much more than “just a bus driver.” There are so many talented people — and not just drivers — in this profession.

File photo courtesy School Bus Safety Co.
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As Another School Year Begins, Preparation Is Key

While many students used to return to class right after Labor Day, some now embark on a new school year as early as late July. That means getting preparation plans solidified even earlier to take the stress out of that school-start kickoff.

Dennis Maple, First Student’s president, is leaving the company for a position outside of the organization. Paul Osland, First Student’s chief operating officer, will serve as interim president.
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Top Leadership Change at First Student

Dennis Maple, the school bus company's president, will leave the company in August. Paul Osland, First Student’s chief operating officer, will serve as interim president.

Vehicle lift supplier and manufacturer SLEC Inc. has made some recent updates to its lifts. Shown here is the 12 Type lift, which is specifically suited for school buses.
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SLEC Announces Products Revamp

The vehicle lift supplier and manufacturer has made some recent updates to its lifts and now offers a new cable system. 

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