School Bus Fleet Magazine - April/May 2015

COVER STORY Security Briefing * 10 Tips for Stepping Up School Bus Security * 8 Ways to Optimize Video Surveillance Use * The Case for Audio Monitoring on School Buses

Features in this Issue

10 Tips for Stepping Up School Bus Security

From thorough pre-trip inspections to building rapport with students,here are 10 practices that can help prevent or respond to security threats.

8 Ways to Optimize the Use of School Bus Surveillance

To make sure you're getting the best use of the surveillance systems on your buses, consider these eight practices that can help improve student behavior, identify training needs and support your drivers.

Contractors Turn to Partnerships, Tracking to Bolster Security

Partnering with law enforcement, taking advantage of federal security assessments and student tracking are some of the measures contractors are taing to ensure a safer school bus ride.

Growing GPS, Student Tracking Capabilities Offer More Security Tools

Suppliers are providing more immediate detailed information for parents and transportation managers through apps and video, customizable alerts and tablets on board buses.

6 Key Things I Hope I've Taught You

As her career draws to a close, legal expert Peggy Burns reflects on the essential guidance she has given to pupil transporters over the past 20 years.

New Thomas Build CEO Discusses New CNG Bus, Plant Expansion

Caley Edgerly takes the helm as the school bus OEM launches another alternative-fuel option and works to increase plan production by 25%.


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