OPT-IN TRANSPORTATION PARTICIPATION
A new option — called opt-in transportation participation — could be the solution to make routes more flexible but also provide a reliable system for passengers.
Q&A: MIKE ROSS, PRODUCT MANAGER AT SAMSARA
Samsara is a sensor and software company that transforms data from the physical world into actionable insights for a number of different industries. For K–12 fleets specifically, we’re able to help districts in several key ways.
HOW IT WORKS [INFOGRAPHIC]
SafeStop produced an easy-to-read infographic that gives a snapshot of how routing and GPS data from local transportation departments create a reliable vehicle tracking system for everyone involved.
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.
DEFENSIVE DRIVING FOR SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS
Defensive driving techniques are required training for school bus drivers. These techniques are designed to save lives, time, and money for bus fleets. As a transportation director or school administrator, it is your job to ensure your drivers are always ready for what lies ahead. Drivers must know how to identify, avoid, and respond to hazards, all while their school bus is in operation.
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.