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Survey: 7 in 10 Parents Confident in School Bus Safety

A survey released last week by fleet vehicle SaaS firm Fleetmatics claims that while a majority of parents are satisfied with school bus safety, they want to see increased technology, such as student and vehicle tracking, as well as improved screening of school bus drivers.

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Merck Manuals Focuses on Child Bullying

Pharmaceutical company Merck is featuring medical information on the bullying epidemic through mid-October with online tools that explain the health risks to children and help identify the behavior to take steps to stop it.

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The Safety of the School Bus

The third week in October is School Bus Safety Week. As we all know, it’s a great time in the industry to take a second look at your passenger safety training, and it’s a great opportunity to recognize the hard work drivers undertake every day to keep all children safe.

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American School Bus Council Urges Parents to Choose the Safest Form of Transportation this School Year

BATAVIA, Ill. — The American School Bus Council (ASBC), a coalition of public and private transportation providers, school bus manufacturers and state officials responsible for pupil transportation, encourages parents across the country to choose the safest form of transportation to and from school for their children this school year: the yellow school bus.

School Bus Contractor Addresses Startup Issues

Student Transportation of America highlighted that the company is working "around the clock" to solve transportation delays for school bus riders who attend Omaha Public Schools, adding that the majoirty of routes are and have been on time despite a shortage of drivers.

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