School buses are going to the dogs! No, not like that; for students with disabilities, service animals are critical support and are permitted both in schools and on the big yellow bus. Here’s how school districts can plan and prepare for a new furry passenger.
Kick the ick on school buses with solutions designed to clean, disinfect, and sanitize both germs and air to minimize illness and decrease the spread of viruses.
What innovations have shaken up the school bus industry, saving drivers and administrators time and money? Here, SBF checks in on how to make the most of available drivers, investigates New York’s new third-party CDL testing rules, and looks at new tech that’s transforming buses.
Faced with scarce funding for your alternate fuel fleet plans? There is help! Here’s how to plan your transition to green school buses — and secure the finances and support to afford them.
The best way to avoid an accident is to use proactive measures to prevent one in the first place. Try out this checklist to keep children and drivers as safe as possible.
No matter how serious an accident is, bus drivers and school officials should be ready for the worst with proactive emergency reaction plans in place to respond quickly and keep students safe. Here’s what to do.
Going beyond just route management, student tracking apps achieve common goals for both parents and school districts: providing peace of mind, increasing safety and efficiency, and reducing liability.
Video cameras have proven a useful tool for monitoring events and conditions not just outside the school bus, but inside as well. But which system is right for you, and how can you convince drivers of the value? Check out these tips.
When a key player in your department retires or moves on, prevent panic by having a proactive plan in place from the get-go. Try out these tips from school bus industry leaders to be ready to react.
It’s not just hardware that makes up a good maintenance toolset anymore. Check out what new software and technologies are here to keep buses in tip-top shape while making life for its techs even easier.
For school buses transporting individuals with disabilities, proper securement is paramount to protect students' safety. Here’s what you need to know to make sure your fleet is safe and accessible.
Before you buy an EV or install a charger, you’ll need to understand the data to effectively manage chargers, utilities, and cybersecurity — and install a system that provides a full view of your infrastructure and platform applications.
What opportunities exist for school bus rebates and grants from the EPA? Get the latest on the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act, American Rescue Plan, and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s Clean School Bus Program.
Even in daylight, blind spots around a school bus make it easy to miss nearby passengers. Thanks to new tech, the danger zone can now be detected — and lives saved because of it.
Stop playing with fire! Many fire suppression systems are available for school buses, and with special technology that catches flames early, it can mean all the difference in saving lives and equipment.