School Bus Fleet Magazine - September 2015

COVER STORY * How to Clear Communication Hurdles with Parents * 2015 Equipment Survey: 40% of Fleets Have Video Cameras on all Buses * In the Office or at the Wheel, Contractor of the Year Led by Example

Features in this Issue

Clearing Communication Hurdles with Parents

Barriers to clear communication, such as parents being less available, overwhelmed with information and not understanding the rules, can be overcome by meeting in person whenever possible, laying out specific rules and consequences, and providing access to real-time arrival information.

2015 Equipment Survey: 40% of Fleets Have Video Cameras on All Buses

On average, SBF Equipment Survey respondents have two-thirds of their school buses equipped with interior surveillance systems, but two-fifths of the respondents have cameras on their entire fleet.

In the Office or at the Wheel, Contractor of the Year Led by Example

New Jersey's Riley Williams demonstrated a passion for safely transporting students and for giving back to the community.  He connected with his drivers by driving alongside them.

Fire Suppression Systems Increase Automation, Early Detection

Advances in fire suppression technology can help identify and stop an impending bus fire before flames even come into play.  The systems can also provide more time for passenger evacuation during a thermal event.

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School Bus Fleet Magazine - September 2015
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