School Bus Fleet

FACT 2013

A management & maintenance magazine for school transportation fleets

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Top 1 4 Most-Viewed Feature Articles on Dubai conference draws global insights on school transport 18,226 views Speakers and delegates gathered at the emirate's frst school transportation conference, making recommendations in such areas as safety and security and driver training. Former NAPT President Alex Robinson said that being at the event had a feeling of "what it was probably like to be at an early Warrensburg conference." 2 14 phenomenal women in school transportation 16,182 views In this new feature, we spotlighted dedicated women from around the nation ranging from school bus drivers, trainers and administrative assistants to bus company executives, Editors' Picks: Photo Gallery of the Year directors of transportation and state directors whose work helps to keep students safe. 3 Child-check devices: a vital reminder 9,712 views To protect kids from being left stranded, drivers have to carefully check their bus. Electronic systems can help keep that duty from being neglected. 4 Horlock points to growth in propane business for Blue Bird 8,336 views With Blue Bird having netted its biggest-ever order of propane school buses — more than 400 — President and CEO Phil Horlock is ebullient about the fuel's potential. Here, he discussed alternative fuels, the state of school bus sales and other pertinent topics. Action-Packed Training for School Bus Emergencies In August, more than 1,200 Houston Independent School District bus drivers and attendants took part in realistic, hands-on survival rescue training. This photo gallery gives a look at the engaging drills — from a bus fre to a train wreck to an armed intruder. Top 10 Most 'Liked' Stories on SBF's Facebook 1 Fine for stop-arm running rises to $1,250 in Texas 6 Illinois bus driver logs 46 years behind the wheel 251 likes 51 likes 2 New PSAs depict the dangers of stop-arm running 7 At 90, school transportation veteran still on the job 142 likes 44 likes 3 Houston drivers get creative for 'School Bus Shuffe' video 8 3 reasons for bus drivers to get ft — and how to get there 65 likes 33 likes 4 District catches stop-arm runners with 'Badges on Buses' 9 Danger zone rules are focus of School Bus Safety Week 65 likes 24 likes Photo by Lois Cordes Photo by Jaime Gallego 5 Architecture student turns school bus into living space 10 School bus driver killed, student taken hostage 60 likes 18 likes Photo by Justin Evidon Photo courtesy of Dale County Board of Education SCHOOL BUS FLEET 11

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