School Bus Fleet

August 2014

A management & maintenance magazine for school transportation fleets

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contents contents 4 S C H O O L B U S F L E E T • A U G U S T 2 0 1 4 18 Post-accident Procedures Committees Key in Prevention Whether using a committee or more informal ar- rangement, selecting the right members, having pro- cedures in place in advance for determining prevent- able measures and driver retraining are crucial. By Nicole Schlosser, Managing Editor 22 Pinpointing a Successful Stop-arm Camera Program Districts that have deployed stop-arm cameras on school buses have seen success in citing violators, but they also focus on educating the public to help reduce the illegal-passing problem. Stop-arm camera system suppliers weigh in on ways to succeed in vio- lation enforcement and prevention. By Kelsey Nolan, Editorial Assistant 26 15 Tips to Boost Effciency From the bus routes to the shop to the transportation offce, there are numerous opportunities to enhance effciency. Here, directors share innovative ways to run a more cost-effective operation. By Tom McMahon, Executive Editor 36 Sharp Shots of School Transportation Feast your eyes on the top entries in the 10th edition of SCHOOL BUS FLEET's Photo Contest. Readers submitted 117 shots, which were judged by SBF's editors. features August 2014 Vol. 60 No. 7 Cover stop-arm photo courtesy of SMI in Pineville, North Carolina. 18 36 cover departments Editor's Note 6 Stop-arm incident photo is worth 1,000 words Feedback 8 Industry News 11 Ed Bobit blazed own path in publishing Stop-arm camera bill signed Industry Forum 44 Identifying student drug abuse NAPT News & Views 48 Court: School bus fees unconstitutional Snapshots 50 Business Watch 52 People 56 Advertiser Index 58 Product Highlights 62 Classifeds 64 The Last Word 68 Ed Bobit's impact on pupil transport

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