In 2022, highlights on the School Bus Fleet website included stories dealing with special-needs transportation, employee morale and retention, and CDL requirements in the midst of an ongoing school bus driver shortage.

Here are the year's most-viewed feature articles:

  1. Don’t Forget: 6 Things to Know About the ELDT (Published: Jan. 25)

Ahead of the new Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) regulations taking effect, School Bus Fleet offered a primer on the requirements.
 

  1. 20 Tips for Finding and Keeping Maintenance Techs (Published: Feb. 23)

Ben Murphy, an Indiana school bus mechanic in Plainfield, checks out bus No. 31.

Ben Murphy, an Indiana school bus mechanic in Plainfield, checks out bus No. 31.

Photo: Ben Murphy

From connecting with tech schools and the military to providing new tools and upgrades, check out advice from industry experts to hire and retain talented mechanics. schoolbusfleet.com/web23b

  1. Women in School Bus Maintenance: “Nothing is Too Challenging” (Published: Feb. 20)

Norma DeLung works as a service manager for Matthew Buses Florida.

Norma DeLung works as a service manager for Matthew Buses Florida.

Photo: Norma DeLung

Women who are making their mark in the world of school bus fleet maintenance share their stories.

  1. Meeting the Challenges of Transporting Special-Needs Students (Published: Jan. 27)

Explore training resources and what it takes to drive a school bus for special-needs students.

  1. 5 Facets of Boosting Staff Morale (Published: June 1)

In this article, several school transportation leaders from around the United States offered suggestions for how to bolster staff spirits through camaraderie and communication.

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Wes Platt

Wes Platt

Executive Editor

Wes Platt joined Bobit in 2021 as executive editor of School Bus Fleet Magazine. He writes and edits content about student transportation, school bus manufacturers and equipment, legislative issues, maintenance, fleet contracting, and school transportation technology - from classic yellow diesel buses to the latest EPA-funded electric, propane, and CNG vehicles.

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