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School Bus Fleet Magazine - July 2015

COVER STORY * 15 Ways to Spread Good News About Your Operations * Survey: School Bus Contractors Report More Driver Shortages * Most Top 50 Contractor Fleets Expand
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School Bus Fleet Magazine - June 2015

COVER STORY Greening the Fleet * Making the Business Case for Alternative Fuels * Alt-fueling Equipment Offers Myriad Options * School Bus Xchange
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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
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School Bus Fleet Magazine - March 2015

COVER STORY

Biloxi Bolsters Technician Training, Shop Efficiency

By Lisa Hudson

Requiring technicians to be ASE Master certified has helped Biloxi (Miss.) Public Schools keep its maintenance costs low and its vehicle in-service rate at 96%.

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School Bus Fleet Magazine - February 2015

COVER STORY

20 Tips for Dealing with Driver Shortage

By Thomas McMahon

School bus driver shortage is an ongoing challenge for the industry that has gotten worse recently, SBF research has found. Here, we share best practices in tackling the problem, from boosting recruiting efforts to addressing absenteeism.

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School Bus Fleet Magazine - January 2015

COVER STORY

Conferences Target School Bus Security, Leadership Skills

By SBF Staff

Here, we recap highlights from the NAPT Summit and NASDPTS Conference, which were held in Kansas City, Missouri, in November. Sessions covered such pertinent topics as shooter response training, student safety and leadership, and awards recognized vital contributions to pupil transportation.

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School Bus Fleet Magazine - November 2014

COVER STORY

Will Ramped-up Vehicle Tech Bring Smarter, Safer School Buses?

By Nicole Schlosser

With advancements such as Google’s road-testing of self-driving cars, the notion is no longer relegated to episodes of “The Jetsons.” However, practical use is still a long way off, though automated vehicle technology and connected vehicle technology are arriving in increments. School bus manufacturers are keeping pace, as the technology stands to help enhance pupil transportation safety even further.

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School Bus Fleet Magazine - October 2014

COVER STORY

Owatonna Bus Co. Shares TCO Secrets

By Kelsey Nolan

Greg Lammers, Owatonna Bus Co.’s fleet manager, attributes his success to a dependable software management system and efficient procedures, which keep his total cost of ownership at a minimum.

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School Bus Fleet Magazine - September 2014

COVER STORY

State Funding, Fuel Savings Drive Propane Bus Adoption in Florida

By Michael Taylor

With reduced operating costs and a rebate program for propane autogas vehicles, Florida school districts are tapping the alternative fuel as an economical and environmental solution. Broward County recently added 98 propane school buses to its fleet.

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School Bus Fleet Magazine - August 2014

COVER STORY

Pinpointing a Successful Stop-arm Camera Program

By Kelsey Nolan

Districts that have deployed stop-arm cameras on school buses have seen success in citing violators, but they also focus on educating the public to help reduce the illegal-passing problem. Stop-arm camera system suppliers weigh in on ways to succeed in violation enforcement and prevention.

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School Bus Fleet Magazine - July 2014

COVER STORY

Apprentice, Intern Programs Groom Great Workers

By Nicole Schlosser

In addition to giving students work skills and experience, districts get employees who are already familiar with the shop and its practices.

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School Bus Fleet Magazine - June 2014

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Alt-fuel school bus options are growing

By Kelly Aguinaldo

Manufacturers are meeting the demand for clean-burning, money-saving yellow buses by offering more powered by propane autogas and compressed natural gas, as well as all-electric units. Here’s a look at some of the school buses in development, on the market and in service at operations.

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