Features in this Issue
Wheelchair Transportation Safety Update (COVER STORY)
Improvements include accommodations for transporting smaller children, more stringent tiedown crash testing, and a logo for equipment that meets standards.
5 Tips for Transporting Service Animals
As the number of students with service dogs has risen, awareness of the law and responsibilities, advance planning and communication sills and improves relationships with other educational departments.
Bus in the Classroom: Building Independence
Newport-Mesa (Calif.) Unified School District's Bus in the Classroom program teaches special-needs students transportation skills and improves relationships with other educational departments.
Survey: Child Reminders, Aides Common on Special-Needs Buses
Nearly three-fourths of operations surveyed have some or all of their special-needs buses equipped with a child-check device.
Spice Up your School Bus Driver Training Menu
Training is only effective when participants are tuned in. Adding new topics, identifying current safety issues, and incorporating games and videos can add pizzazz to your presentations.
Cooling Systems Meet Many School Bus Needs
From low-profile rooftop units to independent cooling for the driver's area, the latest a/c systems offer flexibility for school transportation applications.
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