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Trade Shows the ‘Shark Tank’ of the School Bus Industry

“I love coming here. It’s like the “Shark Tank” of our industry,” attendee Heather Handschin commented during the Trade Show held on day four of last month’s national Transporting Students…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 18 April 2018 17:07

Workplace Bullying

We often talk about school bullying and workplace harassment. Rarely do we consider workplace bullying. Indeed, there is a distinct difference between the two. 
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 06 March 2018 16:36

Tornado Preparedness for School Bus Drivers

March 2, 2012 quickly became a more hectic day than usual for Henryville, Indiana school bus driver Angel Perry. Two super-cells, thunderstorms with rotation and a prolonged updraft, bore down…
  • Last modified on Monday, 26 February 2018 09:37

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