Webinars

Recorded: Propane Buses - The Smart Choice for Schools

School Transportation News will host a free webinar from the Propane Education & Research Council on March 9. Focused on propane autogas and its general benefits, the webinar explores the details of how propane can help schools and organizations meet sustainability goals and remain profitable.

Recorded: On Board the School Bus: Terrorism and Security

The free School Transportation News webinar, "School Buses: The Terrorism Target," on June 28 will discuss various aspects of how terrorism relates to pupil transportation, including a thorough examination of historical perspectives, current trends and future forecasts by presenter Bret E. Brooks. 

Recorded: Extending Maintenance Intervals & Lowering Maintenance Costs of DPFs

Regardless of climate conditions, pre-conditioning your engine will extend the life of Diesel Particulate Filters, extending regeneration intervals and reducing maintenance costs and failures. DPF failures are costly. Learn how a DPF works and how it fails, and how to protect your fleet and save on these costly repairs.

Recorded: Propane — Financial Common Sense for Schools

Attend this webinar to learn why propane autogas buses are the best choice for school transportation — lower total cost-of-ownership compared with diesel buses, scalable and affordable infrastructure options for convenient on-site refueling, and buses from all four major OEMs.

Recorded: Transportation - Thinking Like an Educator

The main goal of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act is to teach independence and life skills to special needs students. But student transporters often miss the boat by not appropriately or adequately training this student population on how to best use the school bus to learn life skills, including…

Recorded: Training Staff for Safely Evacuating Students

What does your training program say about planning to evacuate students with disabilities? What about preschoolers? Do you train them at all? Does your training include the planning steps to be successfully prepared to evacuate their bus? Learn the steps each school bus operator should undertake toward developing a successful…

Recorded: Clean Air Vehicle Funding Sources

The director of East Bay Clean Cities Coalition and director of fleet services for the City of Oakland, California, will define the most common types of alternative fuel and clean air vehicle grants available for school bus and "white fleet" vehicles nationwide. Fresh off presenting at the STN EXPO, he…

Recorded: Heavy Lifting Methodology, Safety and Training for Student Transporters

The School Transportation Network webinar series returns June 24 as Doug Spiller, Rotary Lift's heavy duty product manager, discusses: the proper methodology for lifting every type of heavy-duty bus or truck; how to make good saddle and adapter choices; the importance of safety in operator and maintenance training, and; how…

Recorded: School Bus Stop Arm Enforcement Programs

Learn the benefits of entering into partnerships with law enforcement and the judicial system for prosecuting motorists who illegally pass stopped school buses. School districts experienced in working within their municipalities to make school bus stops safer for their students will share best practices as well as how these agreements…

Recorded: Mobile Resource Management Solutions Drive Safety & Efficiency

Learn how AT&T's mobile solutions with GPS technology are helping to make school transportation more efficient and safer during this free webinar. AT&T’s mobile resource management solutions go beyond basic vehicle tracking to include vehicle diagnostic reporting, driver-to-dispatch communication via Enhanced Push-to-Talk devices, driver time management, and more. Join Mobile…

Recorded: Learning Life Skills on the School Bus

School buses provides students with disabilities valuable travel training opportunities. Federal law requires that these students be provided with rides to and from school, and the yellow school bus is a vital part of educating those same children on how to rely on public, mass-transit services. The school bus teaches…

Recorded: 2013 FCC Narrowbanding Requirement

In one year, school districts and bus companies must have two-way radio systems that comply with an FCC requirement for a minimum narrowband of 12.5 kHz from the current requirement of 25 kHz. Learn why it is imperative to ensure compliance in advance of the Jan. 1, 2013 deadline and…

School Bus Drivers: Ensuring Total Child Safety

Student transportation personnel are likely to see changes in the children under their watch. They see children when they are happy and excited, as well as when they are sick, hurt or upset. More than 100,000 children are missing and exploited, and 700,000 children are abused and neglected each year.…

Recorded: School Transportation Security - Learning through Exercises

TSA conducts security exercises with various highway modal industry stakeholders each year. This Webcast will discuss the best practices and the lessons learned over six school transportation security exercises conducted since 2009. These exercises have included school transportation operators that operate from rural to large inner city areas, school districts,…

Recorded: Love the Bus 2011 — Making it Work for You

Do you love the bus? Of course you do! But do you know how to set up a "Love the Bus" event for 2011? Are you ready to get the word out to your community AND encourage parents, teachers and school administrators to celebrate "Love the Bus?" This STN webcast…

Recorded: School Bus Safety Begins and Ends with the Driver - Part II

Part I of this webinar series explains the theory behind why school bus safety begins and ends with the driver. This week's event will present the actions to take to persuade drivers to change their behaviors to avoid unsafe acts. If only the Missouri school bus drivers had been four…

Recorded: School Bus Safety Begins and Ends with the Driver - Part I

Almost every crash is caused by unsafe driver behaviors. The first of a two-part webinar concluding on Oct. 5, listen to two pupil transportation consultants discuss how school bus drivers can make school buses even safer for the students they transport. Learn the logic and theory of how to raise…
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