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Is Improved Student Behavior Just a Click Away?

While some transportation professionals do have reservations about mandatory lap-shoulder seat belts, more local school districts are enacting policies that require them. Federal Motor Vehicle...

The Role of Number of Work Hours in Retaining and Attracting Drivers

The rate of school bus driver pay is not the only factor in retaining and recruiting drivers, as discussed in the October magazine edition...

Do You Know Where Your Students Are?

Perhaps no school year has been as anticipated, and feared, like the 2018-2019 school year. Student safety became more than a campaign slogan during...

Dallas Lawsuit Seeks to Recover $125 Million Lost to Stop-Arm Video Scheme

The dissolution of the Dallas County School District has been described as the biggest shut- down of a government agency in modern Texas history....

Heating Up for Winter

The arctic cold that gripped a large swath of the country in late 2017 and into this year may have thrown a curve ball...

Beware of the Security of Things in School Transportation Technology

Today’s school buses are part of the Internet of Things (IoT), a network of devices that are embedded with electronics, sensors, cameras and connectivity...

A Myriad of Choices

You’ve probably heard the saying, “Failing to plan is planning to fail.” That has applications not only when deciding on a new school bus...

High Resistance to Low Rolling Resistant Tires

Low rolling resistant tires, or LRRTs, were first developed for the over-the-road trucking industry in response to increased federal scrutiny over corporate average fuel...

A Pre-Trip Inspection a Day Keeps the Lawyers Away

Sometimes the last thing a school bus driver who is running late wants to do is to stop and conduct a pre-trip inspection. Sometimes...

In the Business of Preventing School Bus Fires

Student transporters discuss their needs and preferences for fire suppression systems to forestall safety threats. Suppliers of the systems also share the best things...

January 2019

With a new year comes many decisions to be made: Choosing new technologies, selecting fuel types and...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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