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Tornado Preparedness for School Bus Drivers

March 2, 2012 quickly became a more hectic day than usual for Henryville, Indiana school bus driver Angel Perry. Two super-cells, thunderstorms with rotation...

Hey, Ms. Bus Driver, ‘Am I safe on this school bus?’

Amid all the talk of school violence in the news, it is not if but when a student will ask, “Am I safe on...

How School Bus Drivers Can Protect Disabled Children from Bullying

Children with disabilities, like cerebral palsy, are more likely than other kids to be victims of bullying. The school bus is a place where...

Shall You, Should You, May You, Have Maintenance Policy & Procedures?

Shall, Should and May are three words whose meaning was debated on by the National Congress on School Transportation. I refer...

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....

Renewable Diesel or Propane: A New Choice for the Yellow Fleet

Conventional diesel is rolling back on its heels. Proponents say that there are two types of fleets today—those that are planning a switch from...

School Bus Drivers, “What’s Important Now?”

There is a facility in central Idaho that dismantles nuclear warheads. The warheads are transported in average looking semis escorted by ordinary looking vehicles...

Situation Awareness: Responding to Crisis at the Speed of Life

On Oct. 31, another terrorist attack occurred in Manhattan, New York, during which the suspect used a rented truck and ran over numerous bicyclists...

First Take: Putting Your Money Where Your Lap-Shoulder Belts Are

Children will drown if their school buses submerge in a body of water. They won’t have time to evacuate during a school bus fire....

A Journey to India

It’s 5 a.m. and Vihaan is slowly waking up. He usually gets up by 6 a.m. so his mom can get him ready for...

Show Reporter 2018

Review the highlights of the 2018 NAPT Summit and NASDPTS Conference in Kansas City. Inside On Fire for School...

Buyer’s Guide 2018

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Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information...