School Bus Fleet

FACT 2013

A management & maintenance magazine for school transportation fleets

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statistics 2013 Equipment Survey Have any stop-arm cameras? Use routing software? Yes: 12% Yes: 60% No: 88% No: 40% Twelve percent of the operations surveyed have some school buses equipped with exterior cameras to catch stop-arm violations (cars illegally passing the bus). That's up from 8% last year — an increase of 50%. Three-ffths (60%) of respondents use a computer program for routing. That's up slightly from last year's fnding, 57%. © dallasnews.com © transfinder.com Operations using GPS 35% 30% 25% 20% 15% 10% 5% 0% Year 19% 31% 34% 38% 34% 2009 2010 2011 2012 About a third (34%) of operations surveyed this year are using GPS to monitor their school buses. 2013 What percentage of your buses are equipped with …? INTERIOR CAMERAS On average, survey respondents have nearly two-thirds (65%) of their school buses equipped with interior video surveillance cameras. Almost two-ffths (39%) of respondents have them on their entire school bus feet. 42 LAP-SHOULDER BELTS Respondents have an average of 7% of their school buses equipped with lap-shoulder (aka three-point) seat belts for passengers. One percent of respondents have lap-shoulder belts on their entire school bus feet. SCHOOL BUS FLEET iStock © geopaul Percentage of respondents 40%

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