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Catching Illegal School Bus Passers & Making Students Safer

As school bus safety needs continue to grow, more and more districts are searching for proper solutions to ensure student safety. One problem surrounds...

Increasing Safety Outside the Bus in Spite of Stop Arm Violation Upturn

The last three years have seen steady increases in the number of preventable school bus loading and unloading accidents, with the 2017-2018 school year...

Training and Compassion Drive Special Needs Transportation

How Training and Compassion Drive First Student’s Approach to Transporting Students with Disabilities When it comes to transporting students with disabilities, First Student drivers and...

Safety Comes Standard with Electronic Stability Control & Backup Cameras

When it comes to safely transporting the children of North America, there is nothing safer than a school bus. According to SchoolBusFacts.com, students are...

School Bus Fire Suppression Highlighted in NTSB Report and Federal Legislation

With the recent recommendation by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) that fire suppression systems be installed on all existing and new school buses,...
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New York City School Bus Contractor Turns To Here Comes The Bus

This content is brought to you by CalAmp. Working as a fleet administrator for a school bus contractor in New York City is a daily...

Four Ways to Tackle Your Biggest Student Transportation Challenges

As a transportation director or superintendent of a school district, implementing student transportation is an important task. There are multiple factors you need to...
Thomas Built Buses presents its new electric school bus Jouley

Four Drawbacks of Electric Buses & What You Can Do About Them

While there is a lot of hype surrounding electric school buses, there is also quite a bit of speculation. From range anxiety to high...

School Bus Dash Lamps—Why They Turn On & What Turns Them Off

There’s plenty of stress driving a school bus route. Seeing a dash lamp suddenly come on while in the middle of a route can...
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Share these Back-to-School Bus Safety Tips for Motorists and Students

This content is brought to you by Safe Fleet. It’s back-to-school time again and of course this means more traffic on the roads, students...

November 2019

Greg Jackson of Jefferson County Schools poses with a Blue Bird School Bus
Meet our 2019 Transportation Director of the Year, Greg Jackson, from Jefferson County Schools in Colorado. This...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information...