Technology

The school bus driver shortage is causing students nationwide to be late to class. Bell time changes and improved route are potential solutions.

Transportation Staff Share How Technology Improves Operations

A webinar with transportation staff and technology specialists was packed with tips for using technology to deal with bus routing, student behavior, driver shortages...
Illustrated photo depicts how Safe Fleet's Predictive Stop Arm uses radar to detect if a motorist will stop or not for students. (Image courtesy of Safe Fleet.)

Clarience Technologies Acquires Safe Fleet to Expand School Bus Market Presence

Transportation lighting and safety company Clarience Technologies added Safe Fleet as its 11th brand in an acquisition from Oak Hill Capital. Terms were not...
Pupil writing homework on grass with laptop tablet outdoor near school bus. Learning online, child education concept

Webinar Addresses School Bus Wi-Fi Myths, E-Rate Funding

A panel of experts from Kajeet and Cradlepoint led a webinar debunking five common misconceptions surrounding school bus Wi-Fi. Founded in 2003 and in the...
Hand holding a Wi-Fi signal of strength.

FCC Releases Eligible Services List for E-Rate School Bus Wi-Fi Funding

The Federal Communications Commission released the 2024 Eligible Services List and timeline for applications under its new Learning Without Limits initiative passed in October...
Photo from the NTSB report on State Route 25 in the aftermath of three siblings being hit and killed by a motorist who illegally passed the stopped school bus in rural Rochester County, Indiana. (Source: Fulton County Sheriff’s Office.)

Webinar: Technology, Education Proven to Reduce Illegal School Bus Passing

Illegal passing of school buses continues to be a persistent problem, with a recent National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS)...

Transportation Panel Confirms Modern Technology, Human Touch Aid Efficiency

FRISCO, Texas – A Saturday panel of transportation managers discussed leveraging routing technology for more efficient and comprehensive transportation at the TSD Conference. Zach Moren,...

June 2024

Read this month's magazine for a in-depth look at school bus fleet electrification. Learn more about how to plan...

Buyer’s Guide 2024

Find the latest vehicle production data and budget reports, industry trends, and contact information for state, national and federal...
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