HOW PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE IMPROVES SAFETY & SAVES YOUR SCHOOL MONEY
Here are five must-haves that should be on every school bus preventive maintenance checklist that will improve safety and save on overall costs.
YEAR IN REVIEW: OBSERVATIONS FROM THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR
These are the four key technology and educational trends our team noticed during the 2017-2018 school year.
5 STATS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT THE SCHOOL BUS INDUSTRY
Yellow school buses are an everyday fixture in our neighborhoods and communities, yet there’s a more complex story behind the design, safety and routes that transport students to and from school. School bus carriers operate the largest mass transportation fleet in the country, and the industry itself is projected to grow even more during the next five years. This includes the traditional school transportation industry as we’ve known it for decades, as well as school bus-related technology including fleet telematics and school bus tracking apps.
TRANSPORTATION SAFETY: HOW TO IMPROVE SCHOOL BUS SAFETY
School buses carry precious cargo. So when it comes to school bus safety, drivers should receive extensive training about arrival and departure procedures, emergency protocols, and the importance of pre-trip inspection checklists.
PRECIOUS CARGO: AVOIDING DISTRACTED DRIVING FOR SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS
Distracted driving results when a driver shifts their focus away from the safe operation of the school bus. Talking on the phone and eating are common examples of distracted driving, but many other factors can affect a school bus driver’s focus on the road.
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER SAFETY TRAINING FOR YOUR DRIVERS
School bus drivers shoulder a tremendous responsibility. Every day, they must safely transport children to and from school. They must know how to avoid road hazards, and respond effectively when problems occur.