Exercise Program Keeps Bus Drivers Moving

Though school bus drivers spend most of their day sitting, people may not realize that it can be a strenuous job. Medical experts agree that sitting for long periods can be linked to various health risks, and now school bus drivers in New Hampshire have taken matters into their own hands to improve their health — and how they serve students.

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Web App Simplifies Bus Inspection Reports

State police administrators know all too well the challenges of keeping track of thousands of annual school bus inspections, so recently the Michigan State Police (MSP) created a paperless solution: a Web-based app that stores inspection results.

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School Bus Maintenance Expert Weisinger to Retire

Brian Weisinger, the 2009 STN Leadership Award Winner who is widely respected in Texas and nationwide for his school bus knowledge, announced he is retiring this month as director of transportation at Spring ISD outside Houston.

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Readers Weigh In on Effect of Lower Fuel Prices

Despite fuel prices taking a dip in December and remaining down through the first full week of January, few expect this to be the new normal. But as of yet, STN readers said fuel prices that continue to be more than $1 cheaper nationwide than this time last year are not prompting them to enter long-term contracts and lock in the lower prices.

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