School Bus Fleet Magazine - September 2013

COVER STORY

Directors wearing 2 hats balance responsibilities

By Nicole Schlosser

Bus service is just one part of the duties many transportation directors need to juggle on a daily basis. Getting the right people on board, delegation, planning and prioritizing are essential.

Read more of what is inside this month's issue.

FEATURES

Directors Wearing 2 Hats Balance Responsibilities

Bus service is just one part of the duties many transportation directors need to juggle on a daily basis.  Getting the right people on board, delegation, planning and prioritizing are essential.

More Fleets Deploy Stop-Arm Cameras

This year's SBF Equipment Safety Survey found a 50% increase in respondents who have some exterior bus cameras to catch stop-arm violations.  Also, No. 1 on the list of most wanted equipment is surveillance systems.

New Jersey District Embraces New Ideas and Saves Big

Medford Township Public Schools continually seeks out opportunities to grow its sustainability practices, reduce transportation costs and generate revenue.  From a solar project alone, the district has realized savings of $300,000 annually.

9 Tips for Thwarting Cyberbaiting

Cyberbaiting - when students taunt a teacher or bus driver to record their reaction - can lead to embarrassing online exposure.  Here's an interview of the problem and tips to help your drivers prevent it.

6 Keys to Success in Leadership Development

No organization excels with only one leader.  Developing a team of leaders is essential for future growth.

David Duke Named Contractor of the Year

The CEO of National Express Corp. refocuses the company on its core values and oversees an acquisition that increases the fleet to more than 20,000 school buses.  He aims to provide opportunities for employees to grow while attracting new people to the business.

On the Quest for Green Dollars

For fleets struggling to find the funds to buy alt-fuel vehicles, there is money available.  The key to getting it is to formulate a plan, build relationships and pay attention to the details.

Track Time to Save Time

JobClock Hornet from Exak Time tracks employees' hours, location and job activities.  Digital time records are automatically sent to payroll offices, helping to increase efficiency.

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Editor's Note                         People

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News Alert                            Advertiser Index

Industry News                       Product Highlights

NAPT News & Views                Classifieds

Snapshots                            The Last Word

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