Does the Autonomous Future Include the School Bus?
All the talk today is about tomorrow and how automated/autonomous vehicles will impact the future. Often left out of the conversation, however, is the school bus – one of the safest modes of transportation. How will the technological change impacting cars and trucks impact school buses, and what can we expect in the future? Where automated technology is going is what this webinar is all about.
RecordedMay 25 201764 mins
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Join Steve Whaley, director of autogas business development for the Propane Education & Research Council, and take a closer look at why propane autogas might be the school bus fuel solution your district needs. Hear from two transportation directors as they share their experience with propane in their district bus fleets.
Join Ned Einstein, a consultant and expert witness as well as an editorial advisor for School Transportation News, as he shares his model plan for the safest and most effective way to get all students back to physical class by next spring, and how the existing national fleet of school buses – and the transportation professionals charged with overseeing and providing the service – fit into the overall equation.
A growing number of states are approving stop-arm camera enforcement legislation to protect student riders getting on and off the bus. Zonar and BusPatrol have partnered to help districts safeguard student riders with an exclusive bus safety technology package—funded entirely by violators.
Zero upfront capital outlay, operating or management costs for schools or districts. No catch.
Synovia Solutions presents a webinar with three student transportation experts with a combined 50 years of transportation experience sharing their insight on the tech, the supplies and the programs transportation officials need to face the COVID-19 challenge.
Denise Donaldson, CPST-I Sue Shutrump, CPST Charles Vits, CPST
The webinar brings together three instructors of the Child Passenger Safety on School Buses eight-hour seminar approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to answer your burning on how to properly secure preschoolers and students with disabilities in child safety restraint systems as well as safely clean and disinfect the equipment in this age of COVID-19.
Implementing a successful photo enforcement program to educate and dissuade motorist from passing a stopped school bus in your community can present a number of challenges. Safety Vision's solution can be scaled to support school systems based on state laws and demographics, as well as preserve the necessary chain of custody with local law enforcement agencies.
As schools remained closed due to COVID-19, many districts have transitioned to distance learning for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. One solution gaining momentum across the country is Wi-Fi-equipped buses parked throughout the community to create Internet hotspots for students.
Julius Cesar, Ryan Hahn, Steve Miller, Dr. Adam Saenz & Dr. Stephen Sroka
There is a lot of fear and uncertainty right now as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Some student transporters are remaining on the job, delivering food to students or medical supplies. Others are out of work and not getting paid. Regardless of their situation, industry professionals are feeling anxiety about the change, whether temporary or long-term, to our societal way of life. The economy is freefalling. Thoughts of mortality are increasing. Some people are literally going stir crazy by being pent up at home. But with every challenge come opportunities through hope. Join a discussion between a medical doctor, psychologist, student transporters and HR staff on what school districts and companies can do to continue providing service to their employees during this confusing and scary time. Health and wellness are top of mind right now. What resources are available for both physical and mental health? How can remote employees continue to hone their skills? What can the industry despite this crisis to recruit new school bus drivers? This webinar will take virtual questions from the audience and provide as many answers as possible.
A temporary “new normal” has gripped the country with school districts adopting serious measures to keep their kids safe from COVID-19. Adjusting to this new normal means student transportation has gone in reverse—from transporting students to their schools, to the delivery of meals and services to them. However, districts are finding new and creative ways to provide for their most vulnerable students.
An informed bell time strategy can help reduce costs, address the driver shortage, and support adolescent health and cognition. When you register for this webinar, you are taking the first step in the problem-solving process to maximize the benefits of later school start times, while establishing the opportunity for successful change management.
SafeGuard presents a webinar about seatbelts on school buses. Whether this topic has only casually been discussed, or if it’s part of your planning in the near future, this is an hour you don’t want to miss.
Cummins will be providing an overview of best practices for maintaining and troubleshooting your School Bus. Key resources, maintenance intervals, aftertreatment performance, and oil and coolant requirements will be covered.
This webinar will tell the story of one school district – Knox County Schools – and their efforts to improve the safe transport of their special-needs students. It will provide insights, ideas, and tools that participants can consider applying to address their own unique transportation challenges.
Zero-Emission school buses are more than just buzz, and with advances in technology electric school bus deployments will only continue to increase. But what does fleet integration look like? Does the performance and reliability of electric school buses live up to expectation? These questions and more will be answered by industry experts and school districts who are currently running electric school buses in their fleets.
Education for student transportation professionals
Children deserve a quality education, and this means they need to be able to get to and from school ready to learn. The School Transportation Network aims to provide possible solutions and strategies to overcoming the challenges society faces when attempting to provide safe, efficient and cost-effective transportation for the nation's school children. It is presented by School Transportation News, a monthly news and feature magazine that reports on current events affecting school districts, school transporters, educators, parents, public policymakers, and the private enterprise that support them. Webinar topics include transportation technology, alternative fuels, maintenance, management, operations and more.