Zonar, Child Check-Mate Partner to Comply with Calif. Law

Ahead of a Calif. requirement for the coming school year that all school buses be equipped with approved child safety alert systems that prompt drivers to check for students at the end of routes, Zonar Systems and Child Check-Mate System finalized an agreement to bring solutions to market.

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The Connected Bus: 8 Technologies for the Next Generation School Bus

Buses don't necessarily have a reputation as the most innovative transit option around. But thanks to new advances in technology, all that is changing. With features like onboard Wi-Fi, Global Positioning System (GPS), telematics, cameras, enhanced driver support tools, and a greater focus on the passenger experience, next-generation fleets are changing perceptions about bus transit in cities across the country. 

NASDPTS Shares Correct Use of MDTs on School Buses

The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services Annual Conference featured a discussion on National School Bus Specifications and Procedures guidelines as well as real-world experience on the correct usage of tablets and Mobile Data Terminals (MDTs) on school buses.

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