5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT SCHOOL BUS STANDARDS
Yellow school buses are a fixture in our neighborhoods, yet many don't know about the standards they must meet. Check out these five facts you may not know about school bus standards.
THE IMPORTANCE OF THE SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD
School bus safety is an important topic, and one that finds itself in the headlines often – from onboard technology and student behavior to vehicle safety, driver training and beyond. But what about the students who walk to school, navigating busy roads just to get to their morning class? What measures are in place to help ensure they get to school safely and on-time?
CROSSING GUARD SAFETY FOR BUS DRIVERS
Crossing guards are a vital part of your child’s commute. It’s easy to take crossing guards for granted, and sometimes we forget how important their job is. With their fluorescent reflective vests and stop signs, crossing guards are instrumental in helping children get to and from school safely. If you are interested in hiring a crossing
GETTING THERE AND BACK: MAXIMIZING BUS ROUTE EFFICIENCY AND SAFETY
Whether you’re a school administrator or transportation director, you should be concerned about your school’s bus routing system. While choosing the right bus route can save your students time and ensure safe transportation, failure to consider better transportation routes can cause delays and may even be dangerous. What affects a school bus route and where should your bus route be placed for maximum safety?
SCHOOL BUS CONDUCT: GENTLE DISCIPLINE FOR BETTER BUS BEHAVIOR
Most school bus rides go smoothly and remain incident-free. But sometimes students need a little gentle discipline to encourage better bus behavior. What can you do to ensure that all students exhibit proper school bus conduct?
WANT TO SAVE MONEY AND KEEP KIDS SAFE? PUT A GPS TRACKING DEVICE ON EVERY SCHOOL BUS
Throughout the United States, school districts are onboarding a GPS tracking device on every school bus in an effort to keep students safe and save money. These days, a global positioning system (GPS) is seamlessly integrated into smartphones. While paper maps are nice, it is easier to check your phone for directions, estimated time of arrival, and traffic slowdowns along the way. School districts are beginning to take advantage of this technology for similar reasons.