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Hasty Choices

I learned a lesson this week about making hasty choices. I'm in a book club – it has nothing to do with pupil transportation or the law, and I just…
  • Last modified on Friday, 25 April 2014 05:42

Stop-Arm Violation Education and Enforcement

Studies show that surveillance cameras can help reduce crime in some cases. Police have had some success. But will stop-arm cameras and the enforcement of the stop-arm law reduce the…
  • Last modified on Monday, 15 September 2014 15:00

Technology Ensures School Bus Drivers Are Sober Behind the Wheel

Recently, I attended a presentation at the Rochester Area Transportation Supervisor's Association in New York State on Drug and Alcohol awareness to meet U.S. federal requirements as stated in law…
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The Guts to Really Be Fair, Firm and Consistent

One of the workshop sessions I particularly enjoy teaching is a class for new supervisors/directors. Usually attendees are eager and even anxious to learn the "tips of the trade." There…
  • Last modified on Friday, 25 April 2014 05:42

Roundup: Planning a 'Bus Targeting' Exercise

It was nearly one year ago that school bus driver Chuck Poland was shot and killed aboard his Alabama school bus as 21 students watched in horror.
  • Last modified on Friday, 25 April 2014 05:42

The Guts to (Self)-Serve

The district is considering contracting-out services, and your position is on the line. You have data – both hard and soft – demonstrating the negative side of such a move.…
  • Last modified on Friday, 25 April 2014 05:42

Roundup: What Will Happen to Atlantic Express?

Heading into the weekend before Christmas, most are looking to shut down their work computers and finish up any last-minute shopping. Some are even planning a couple of extra days…
  • Last modified on Friday, 25 April 2014 05:42