Bus Fights: How Drivers Can Intervene
Intervention doesn't have to mean using physical force. Calling dispatch for help, stopping and securing the bus, and giving orders to the students are key steps in responding.
Vans, Cabs and Beyond: Gauging the Safety of School Bus Alternatives
Many school districts and contractors are employing a variety of vehicles to supplement traditional yellow bus service. These alternative arrangements often cut costs and shorten ride times, but the safety implications have become a cotentious issue.
Keep Buses Running in Rough Weather
Thorough bus inspections, pre-planning stops and operating the bus more slowly than usual will help to maximize driver and student safety.
Strengthen Relationships With Unions
Directors who have effective working relationships with their unions say communication, pitching in to build a team, and researching collective bargaining agreements helps.
14 Phenomenal Women in School Transportation
In this new feature, we spotlight dedicated women from around the nation whose work helps to keep students safe.
Survey Shows Bus Cuts Leveling Off
SBF's School District Survey finds that the proportion of school districts aking reducitons in ther transportation service has gradually decreased over the past three years - from 21% to 8%.
Leaders, From Lincoln to Bus Drivers
Like this Civil War-era luminary and others, bus drivers provide guidance to their passengers, and they are dedicated and care for those they work with and serve - all characteristics for a great leader.
NAPT 2013 Show Guide
This showcase features products and services from dozens of the companies that will be exhibiting at NAPT's annual trade show, which will be held Oct. 22 and 23 in Grand Rapids, Mich.
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