February 2017

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Photo by IC Bus

School bus pre- and post-trip inspections will likely always require drivers to physically walk around the school bus, and rightly so. But technology from several manufacturers is promising to make the process easier and more reliable, increasing efficiency in the shop and ensuring safety for the safest way for students to get to and from school.

S.C. Superintendent Calls for School Bus System Revamp

At a press conference at the South Carolina State House, Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman addressed ongoing concerns with the state-owned school buses and outlined her plan to overhaul its current makeup to improve both safety and efficiency. 

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A Protected Bus

On July 15, 1976, armed men abducted the passengers and driver of a California school bus, driving them 11 hours to the outskirts of the San Francisco Bay Area and transferring them to a moving truck that was buried in a quarry.

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Protecting School Bus Safety, Views from the Front Lines

This past November, attendees of the 2016 NAPT Summit conference took part in a TSA security demonstration where local law enforcement exhibited the capabilities of their tactical units in terminating critical situations involving school buses.

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