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Dealing Effectively With Parents

Preventing problem behavior on your school bus is only part of the equation. In addition to dealing with student behavior, drivers also have to deal with the parents of students.…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 08 January 2015 10:29

What Is It Like To Be a School Bus Driver?

What is it like to be a school bus driver? This is one of the questions a lot of us school bus drivers get asked, Other than, "how do you…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 04 January 2017 14:14

We Hold These Truths to be Self-Evident ...

Wikipedia tells us "A truism is a claim that is so obvious or self-evident as to be hardly worth mentioning". I think we would all agree that our work as…
  • Last modified on Friday, 14 November 2014 11:01

Brandon Billingsley: A Bear in the Best Possible Ways

I called Brandon Billingsley "bear." I'm fairly certain many who knew him had the same or a similar nickname. If you knew the late president and owner of Heavy Duty…
  • Last modified on Friday, 24 October 2014 15:26

Getting Past 'If Only They Knew'

Recently I’ve been hearing phrases like “If they only knew how difficult” or “If they only knew how complicated”. Usually, the phrase is spoken in reference to some demand for service…
  • Last modified on Monday, 20 October 2014 12:12

School Bus Terrorism: Are We Now Less Prepared?

Recent events have caused many school, pupil transportation and public safety officials to re-examine the threat of school-related and school bus-related terrorism. While I am not predicting acts of terrorism,…
  • Last modified on Sunday, 29 November -0001 16:00

The Lost Customer

A few months ago I wrote about a very progressive staff “play day” I witnessed during a layover at LaGuardia airport. Soon after I had another layover at New York…
  • Last modified on Sunday, 29 November -0001 16:00