A fatal Iowa school bus fire spurred the NTSB to recommend that physical performance tests be mandated for all school bus drivers. A New York school district details the success it has seen as a result of requiring the testing.
Pupil transporters don’t have the luxury of relying on assumptions when utilizing resources. Having real and accurate data will spark fruitful conversations about the future of pupil transportation.
The driver is transporting students to a basketball game when he sees smoke entering the bus. He is able to safely evacuate all of the students before the bus catches fire.
The fire suppression system supplier names the former vice president of sales, marketing, and service for Thomas Built Buses as its new national sales manager.
The child is able to safely evacuate the bus before it is engulfed in flames. The fire was apparently caused by a faulty wire near the bus’s engine, a district official said.
Creating an age-inclusive workplace culture, the importance of effective teams, and sharing knowledge were key discussions during the Sunday keynotes and sessions.
Federal officials join pupil transporters in the nation’s capital to discuss fitness testing, fire suppression, seat belts, and other recommendations based on recent crashes, and share resources.
A Wake County (N.C.) Public School System bus driver is transporting a student home when they notice smoke coming from the front of the bus, which apparently underwent inspection earlier that day.
Fire suppression technology can help boost safety by enhancing the speed of fire detection, reducing overall vehicle damage, and minimizing maintenance operations.
One fire appears to have been caused by a brake malfunction, while the other reportedly starts in the engine of the bus.
Vikki Boyce Czechowicz of New York notices smoke coming from the under dashboard, evacuates the 19 students aboard her bus right before the engine area catches fire. She is presented with a Heroism Award.
Pupil transporters work hard each and every day to ensure that all children are carried to school in the safest manner possible. Preparing them for emergencies is part of that commitment.
Mobile County (Ala.) Public Schools will install Fogmaker North America’s fire suppression system on all of its 100 special-needs school buses. The district will eventually add the system to its remaining 600 buses.
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