Feature articles that drew the most traffic on the School Bus Fleet website in 2018 included tips on school bus safety, electric school buses, and student behavior management.
As the Georgia drivers drop off students, their personal vehicles are broken into in the lot where they usually park their cars. DeKalb County School District is working on security enhancements.
We have a preconceived idea that school employees know how to build relationships, identify struggling students, and de-escalate student behaviors. Now is a good time to re-evaluate those skills.
A Florida district implements mandatory ID badges and use of clear backpacks, additional law enforcement, and limited entry points at the school, which was the site of a deadly shooting in February.
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.
As members of a tight-knit community of people who care deeply and passionately about the safety of children, I believe we owe the victims of the Parkland massacre … a serious, nonpartisan, productive conversation about school safety.
Here are five examples of training programs that have been found to engage students while educating them on school bus safety.
After a string of fatal crashes shook the industry, the time is ripe to refocus on the fundamentals of transportation management, from hiring the right people to putting the needs of children first.
Penni Robertson of Michigan is named “America’s Favorite Crossing Guard” by Safe Kids Worldwide, a nonprofit that focuses on child safety.
Four Durham School Services drivers stepped up to help after the mass shooting that killed 14 people on Dec. 2, shuttling survivors from the scene to designated safe areas.
The 5-year-old is hit in front of an elementary school in California when the bus rolls backward down a hill. The school officials find that she has stopped breathing, so they perform CPR, and the girl regains consciousness shortly thereafter.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder approves a bill that doubles fines for moving violations committed in a school bus safety zone and makes killing a child getting off a school bus a 15-year felony. A second bill approved by Snyder adds the new felony offense to the state's sentencing guidelines.
Jennifer Vest overhears two people discussing plans to break into cars during a middle school basketball game and immediately reports it to campus safety officials. The Richmond County Board of Education honors Vest for her actions.