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School Bus Safety Misses Kids Like Marcus

Crashes happen. They are a byproduct of life. But accidents they rarely are. Usually, a traffic collision results from some sort of operator error. Short of a vehicle malfunction, they…
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Social Networking the Old Fashioned Way: Be Bold

I’ve given presentations at a number of conferences this summer, in all parts of the country. Concern about transportation professionals’ relationship with immediate supervisors, superintendents, and boards of education is…
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Not Quite the Kind of PR One Desires

Or is it?Bob Braun of the Star-Ledger newspaper in New Jersey had a lede yesterday in a crime story that made us chuckle:
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CTO Responsible for MaxxForce Leaving Navistar

Automotive World reported yesterday that Dr. Helmut Endres is no longer with Navistar International Truck & Engine. Endres came to Navistar in 2006 and became chief technical officer and vice…
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No Wonder There are So Many Crashes on the Road

Here's a head scratcher for you: last week, the following exchange between two online forum users occurred regarding proposed school bus budget cuts in California by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenneger. It…
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Agility Station: Keeping School Bus Drivers in Shape

New laws in several states that require school bus drivers to pass agility tests, and First Student is holding all of its drivers accountable for staying fit. They either pass,…
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Disturbing Video on Weapons in Schools

Thanks to Peter Lawrence of Fairport Central School District in upstate New York for sharing this one. Anyone who ever wondered why metal detectors are not on school buses (aside…
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