Durham School Services has seen improvements in driver behavior since deploying Lytx’s event recorders across its full fleet of 15,000 buses in December 2018.
Experts share how to help keep school buses and sites secure, and manage students’ concerns about their safety. Including bus drivers in security plans and reporting suspicious behavior are key.
Ten students and an aide are aboard when Jonathan Gates of Oregon, 20, crashes his bus. He is charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants, reckless driving, and reckless endangering.
Therese Pelicano, a transportation manager for Frederick County (Md.) Public Schools, will use her Q’Straint/Sure-Lok Special Needs Transportation award winnings to enhance wheelchair securement training for her transportation staff.
The student falls out of the Alquippa (Pa.) School District bus after another student apparently pulls the lever on the bus’s back door. The student is taken to the hospital and is later released.
The National Congress on School Transportation Steering Committee firms up plans and writing committees are researching requests for procedures manual changes. The Congress will meet in Des Moines, Iowa, in May.
Two school bus drivers from Rocky River (Ohio) City School District block the motorist's vehicle after she passes a stopped school bus, almost hitting a student and a crossing guard.
A Lancaster County (S.C.) School District bus stops to pick up the student when a logging truck that was traveling toward the bus swerves to avoid another truck that is stopped for the bus. The student is not harmed.
Seat belts have evolved considerably over the last few decades and now offer behavior and safety benefits, presenters said.
Several transportation and safety representatives discuss with attendees the issue of illegal school bus passing and the importance of route planning and prevention with new technologies and practices.
Student transportation professionals are recognized for their remarkable dedication and service to the school bus industry. Awards are also presented to Zonar’s 2019 Don Carnahan Memorial grant recipients.
Creating an age-inclusive workplace culture, the importance of effective teams, and sharing knowledge were key discussions during the Sunday keynotes and sessions.
The school bus manufacturer will start offering Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems’ Intellipark Electronic Parking Brake on its Saf-T-Liner C2 and Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley electric bus in July 2020.
Susan Miller is recognized by Child Safety Network for her work with that organization and the Transportation Security Administration to bring security training to all the state’s districts.
Grech’s luxury buses give fleets of a variety of models to choose from. While these vehicles differ in size, make, and model, they all share one common attribute—they provide employees, executives, and customers an unparalleled transportation experience that will improve their internal or external brands.