School Bus Fleet Magazine - February 2015

COVER STORY

20 Tips for Dealing with Driver Shortage

By Thomas McMahon

School bus driver shortage is an ongoing challenge for the industry that has gotten worse recently, SBF research has found. Here, we share best practices in tackling the problem, from boosting recruiting efforts to addressing absenteeism.

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FEATURES

20 Tips for Dealing with Driver Shortage

School bus driver shortage is an ongoing challenge for the industry that has gotten worse recently, SBF research has found,  Here, we share best practices in tackling the problem, from boosting recruiting efforts to addressing absenteeism.

Great Fleets: Department Boosts Behavior Training, Improves Bus Environment

Raytown (Mo.) Quality Schools practices Positive Behavior Support, which drastically reduced write-ups for minor infractions and bullying.  The approach refocuses the spotlight on students

Q&A: NTSB Chief Chirstopher Hart Discusses Seat Belts, Safety Technologies

Hart addresses the Chesterfield and Port St Lucie crash investigations, lap belts and lap-shoulder belts for school buses, driver fatigue and other safety issues.

IC Bus Exec Trish Reed Talks Propane, School Bus Sales

Reed discusses the benefits if IC Bus' new propane school bus, which the manufacturer sees tying in to projected growth in alternative fuels.

Expanded Accessibility and More One-Stop Options in School Bus Software

Choices abound for routing and fleet maintenance software packages that are available on any web-connected device, eliminate the need to spend time importing and exporting data to one central location, and automatically track a variety of information in real time.

DEPARTMENTS

Editor's Note                            People

News Alert                               Advertiser Index

Industry News                         Business Watch

NAPT News & Views                  Product Highlights

NSTA Advocacy in Action           Classifieds

                                            The Last Word

School Bus Fleet Magazine - February 2015
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