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Trade Shows are the ‘Shark Tank’ of the School Bus Industry

“I love coming here. It’s like the “Shark Tank” of our industry,” attendee Heather Handschin commented during the Trade Show held on day four of last month’s national Transporting Students…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 09:56

Workplace Bullying Can Be Subtle

We often talk about school bullying and workplace harassment. Rarely do we consider workplace bullying. Indeed, there is a distinct difference between the two.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 17:13

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 and a prolonged updraft, bore down…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 31 May 2018 14:56

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.
  • Last modified on Friday, 01 June 2018 10:18

Renewable Diesel or Propane: A New Choice for Yellow Fleets

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 diesel or those that have already…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 05 July 2018 12:22

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 that are manned by specially trained…
  • Last modified on Friday, 01 June 2018 11:55

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 the long journey to school. But…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 November 2017 12:41

Coaching Great Drivers

It has been a privilege of mine, from time to time, to drive high school football state champions. It is a height of the trip to pull the cord on…
  • Last modified on Friday, 10 November 2017 10:48

Ten Reasons to Attend School Bus Industry Trade Shows

Whether you are a school bus transportation private contractor, or a public school bus transportation operator, there are many advantages to attending an industry-wide school bus supplier trade show.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 02 November 2017 17:13