5 Reasons You Need a School Bus Tracking App

5 Reasons You Need a School Bus Tracking App

How much oversight do you have over your buses, while they're on the road? If one suddenly came to an unexpected stop or deviated from its route without warning, how long would it take you to know? For too many districts, the answer would be "a long time." Without being able to directly track buses on their routes, they're left with little way of...

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6 school bus winter maintenance tips
BusBoss

Is your district giving enough support to your school bus maintenance crews during the winter? Proper bus maintenance should always be a priority, but it's absolutely vital during the winter. Even minor breakdowns or on-road incidents become far more dangerous when the roads are icy and the temperatures are below freezing.

Preston middle school student credited with saving bus driver's life
WFSB-TV

A young girl is being credited with saving the life of her bus driver last week. A seventh-grade student at Preston Plains Schools, Ava Boenig, took charge when her bus driver, Randy Centeno, suddenly pulled the bus to an unscheduled stop. He was having a medical emergency, so Boenig called 911.

School bus design hasn't dramatically changed in decades — but that's actually not a problem
Business Insider

A lot of what you see in modern school buses was decided in 1939. At a conference led by Teachers College professor, Frank Cyr. Since then school buses have changed a lot on the inside, but not so much on the outside. But that's actually not a problem. Because school buses are the safest way to get to school.

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School bus drivers share their love of the yellow school bus
School Transportation News

While the national Love the Bus month celebrates school bus drivers and the impact made by the yellow school bus on education and the environment, many drivers are taking part in the celebrations and sharing why they do in fact love the bus.

School bus cameras help hold drivers accountable
WMTV-TV via MSN.com

A year after the Beloit Turner School District installed cameras on three school buses, school officials and police said the cameras allow them to hold drivers accountable when their actions put kids in danger.

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