Tuesday, September 18, 2018

New School Bus Garages & Good Bosses

Sometimes what student transportation operations need for sucess is a totally new bus garage. Other times, increased efficiency is a result of individuals rather...

Seat Belts on N.C. School Buses Moving from Pilot to ‘Implementation’

A pilot project consisting of 82 school buses equipped with lap/shoulder seat belts last year for 11 North Carolina school districts is being expanded...

What to Do About the Increasing Complexity of School Bus Systems

For every school district, the key mission is to provide the best possible education for its children. Having well-qualified teachers is the main dependency...

Diesel and Propane and Gas, Oh My!

One of the most important decisions regarding a bus purchase is the type of fuel to choose. There is a lot of conflicting information...

Make the Repairs Fit the Numbers

School bus fleet maintenance managers face challenges in trying to control costs that continue to rise sometimes as much as four times a year....

Non-Conforming Vans FAQs

What are the legal standards for vehicles used to transport students? The federal Motor Vehicle Safety Act prohibits the sale to a school or...

Feds Hope Program Revision Signals a Head Start for the New Century

The federal government released its much-anticipated Head Start program revisions, the first comprehensive update of the standards since the specifications were originally published in...

Costumes Are Hard, But Getting Great Special Needs Training Shouldn’t Be

You can count on a conference full of surprises and insightful ideas at the 2018 TSD Conference! Everyone wins when student transporters learn...

Maintaining your Budget

As fleets look to buy new buses, many approach a bid with a concerted effort to get the cost of the individual buses down...

Efficient School Bus Routes Save Districts Money

District Administration magazine reports on how reworking school bus routes helps several East Coast school districts cut costs. The first example...
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School Bus Driver Injured

A Missouri school bus driver was injured in a crash, according to The Rolla Daily News. Lashonda Smith, 41, suffered serious...

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