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Hey, Ms. Bus Driver, 'Am I safe on this school bus?'

Amid all the talk of school violence in the news, it is not if but when a student will ask, "Am I safe on this school bus?" You may only have…
  • Last modified on Friday, 16 February 2018 12:57

Make the Repairs Fit the Numbers

School bus fleet maintenance managers face challenges in trying to control costs that continue to rise sometimes as much as four times a year. 
  • Last modified on Thursday, 18 January 2018 09:24

School Bus Drivers, "What’s Important Now?"

There is a facility in central Idaho that dismantles nuclear warheads. The warheads are transported in average looking semis escorted by ordinary looking vehicles that are manned by specially trained…
  • Last modified on Sunday, 29 November -0001 16:00

A Journey to India

It’s 5 a.m. and Vihaan is slowly waking up. He usually gets up by 6 a.m. so his mom can get him ready for the long journey to school. But…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 November 2017 12:41

Coaching Great Drivers

It has been a privilege of mine, from time to time, to drive high school football state champions. It is a height of the trip to pull the cord on…
  • Last modified on Friday, 10 November 2017 10:48

Ten Reasons to Attend School Bus Industry Trade Shows

Whether you are a school bus transportation private contractor, or a public school bus transportation operator, there are many advantages to attending an industry-wide school bus supplier trade show.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 02 November 2017 17:13

Working with Stakeholders and Powerbrokers

I read your article in STN and am very intrigued by it. A lot of what I read I have been attempting to do or have already done. One issue…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 31 October 2017 13:42

The Top 5 Things to Look For in a Fleet Maintenance System

When was the last time you selected your new fleet maintenance system? If it was a few years ago, then you probably used standard criteria for evaluating the new system…
  • Last modified on Monday, 23 October 2017 11:56

Recruiting Great Drivers

At the beginning of the school year (2017-2018) my team and I walked away from our bus route bidding event with each and every route filled. We beat the odds…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 18 October 2017 09:01