Blogs

Fixing the Increasing Complexity of School Bus Systems

For every school district, the key mission is to provide the best possible education for its children. Having well-qualified teachers is the main dependency to help them fulfill this mission.…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 21 June 2018 14:43

Black & Green, not Black or Green: School Bus Fuel

Fleet operators across a broad range of industries are faced with difficult and potentially costly decisions about how they will fuel their vehicles in the future. The long-life nature of…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 21 June 2018 16:11

3 Steps to Avoid Disaster in the Danger Zone

One of the questions we ask applicants seeking our esteemed Relief (substitute) Driver position is this: “You are filling in for a regular route driver in the afternoon. At your…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 29 May 2018 14:59

Trade Shows are the ‘Shark Tank’ of the School Bus Industry

“I love coming here. It’s like the “Shark Tank” of our industry,” attendee Heather Handschin commented during the Trade Show held on day four of last month’s national Transporting Students…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 09:56

Workplace Bullying Can Be Subtle

We often talk about school bullying and workplace harassment. Rarely do we consider workplace bullying. Indeed, there is a distinct difference between the two.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 17:13

Tornado Preparedness for School Bus Drivers

March 2, 2012 quickly became a more hectic day than usual for Henryville, Indiana school bus driver Angel Perry. Two super-cells, thunderstorms with rotation and a prolonged updraft, bore down…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 31 May 2018 14:56

Make the Repairs Fit the Numbers

School bus fleet maintenance managers face challenges in trying to control costs that continue to rise sometimes as much as four times a year.
  • Last modified on Friday, 01 June 2018 10:18

School Bus Drivers, “What’s Important Now?”

There is a facility in central Idaho that dismantles nuclear warheads. The warheads are transported in average looking semis escorted by ordinary looking vehicles that are manned by specially trained…
  • Last modified on Friday, 01 June 2018 11:55