COVER STORY: As the summer begins to give way to the new school year, student transporters continue to be presented with challenges when making large bus purchasing decisions. The manufacturers are trying to ease supply chains amid continually rising costs of the new buses tied to higher commodity prices.
Student Transporters Battle Stress with Teamwork, Commitment and Communication
Lowering Costs by Sizing Up the School Bus Ride
Choosing the most efficient school bus type to use can be the toughest decision
No Money for New School Bus Purchases? Consider Financing
Other Financing Options: Commercial vs. Municipal
School Bus Inspections Vary But Student Safety a Common Theme
Storing Backpacks Safely and Sensibly
Manufacturers Gear Up for First-Ever CAFE Standards for School Buses
Keeping Supply Lines Open
Large bus manufacturers discuss state of the industry, solutions for customers; Lion Bus roars into the large bus market
Hydraulic Hybrid Systems: A Coming Age for Student Transportation?
Technology being developed for hybrid vehicles promises increased fuel efficiency, reduced emissions
School officials says on-board, external camera systems are worth the investment for ensuring student safety
How Do You Handle School Bus Rider Question and Information
By Linda Bluth, Ed.D
State-by-State Variation in Crossing Procedures
Part 3A: Flashers and Crossing Signals
By Ned Einstein
First Take by Ryan Gray
Competition Stiffens in the Large Bus Market
Editorial Desk by Stephane Babcock
Some Summer Thoughts
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