March 5, 2018
According to the National Safety Council, 25 million American students begin and end their day with a trip on a school bus. But the question is how safe are school buses? Fortunately, school buses are the safest mode of transportation for students to get to school, with 71 percent of Americans feeling confident in the current state of school bus safety..
Even so, many Americans agree there’s room for improvement when it comes to
school bus safety. The survey found that close to half of respondents believe these
areas need improvement on school buses:
Many school bus fleets are experiencing transportation challenges that can be
addressed with telematics. Student passengers suffering lengthy delays or waiting
for buses that never pick them up, drivers getting directions from their passengers
and concerned parents frantically searching for the whereabouts of their children
could be alleviated by functionality this kind of technology offers, like live maps,
optimized routes, and more accurate arrival times.
With the concerns surrounding improving school bus safety, are you using the latest technology to promote safe driving behavior among your school bus drivers and the students they’re responsible for?
For school districts, parents and drivers alike, ensuring the safety of school bus passengers is crucial.
Fleet tracking systems today offer the best options to help improve efficiency and safe driving behavior. Route optimization technology can help reduce the number of drivers needed, which helps cut down on costs and frustrations. Along with optimizing routes and dispatching, they can also detect and collect data on harsh driving activity. Things like speeding, quick starts, hard braking and harsh cornering all put drivers and their passengers at risk. By alerting drivers to these risky behaviors, businesses can significantly decrease the chances that their buses with be involved in an accident, helping them maintain a healthy reputation and reduce liability.
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