A Beginner's Guide to GPS School Bus Tracking

GPS school bus tracking provides an unprecedented level of safety, security and peace of mind for school districts. With EZDistrict's comprehensive trip management software, school districts can experience the full benefits of GPS school bus tracking in order to ensure their students are safe and secure while traveling. This system provides an optimal solution for school districts looking for a reliable, efficient and cost-effective way to manage and monitor their bus routes.

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Winter Bus Driving Safety Basics

With the winter season in full swing, school bus safety is something we should all take seriously. Inclement winter weather can create dangerous conditions for students who ride the bus to and from school, and it is extremely important to be prepared for these hazards. Planning ahead and training bus drivers in winter driving safety are essential elements of a safe winter bus ride for children.

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9 Ways to Save on your School District's Transportation Budget

For many school transportation departments, budgeting for transportation costs can be a challenge. Finding ways to reduce expenses and increase efficiency is essential for ensuring that transportation runs smoothly and within budget. With careful planning and savvy strategies, transportation departments can save money on transportation services while still meeting the needs of their students.

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Managing Student Behavior on the School Bus

Overall, student behavior on board the bus can be managed by establishing clear expectations, enforcing rules consistently, and providing positive reinforcement for those who follow the code of conduct. By following the steps outlined above, bus rides can stay safe, efficient, and enjoyable for all passengers. Contact us today to learn about how EZRouting can help your district manage student behavior through our portal!

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Basics of School Bus Preventative Maintenance

By following a strict routine of preventative maintenance, you can ensure that your school buses are safe and in top condition. Regular inspections will help to identify any potential hazards before they become an issue and allow you to keep your fleet up-to-date and running smoothly. With EZDistrict, fleet management has never been easier.

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Guide to Daily Pre-Trip School Bus Inspections

By performing a quick pre-trip inspection every day, you can help ensure student safety, optimal performance of the bus, and prevent any unnecessary problems from arising during your trips. Additionally, performing daily inspections ensures that any signs of damage can be handled in a timely manner. Reach out to one of our representatives today to see how we can help your district by improving your transportation department with EZDistrict software.‍

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Maintaining your Bus Routes with Software

By regularly deleting empty stops, merging duplicate or nearby stops, rechecking overall safety at each stop periodically, moving stops between routes, and re-evaluating when necessary, you can ensure that your school district is providing the best overall experience for students, staff, and drivers. Proper route maintenance is essential for safety, efficiency and optimization of bus routes in any school district.

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The Basics of School Bus Sanitation

School buses are an integral part of student transportation and sanitation is paramount in helping to keep students safe and healthy. With the winter season fast approaching, it is even more important to be sure that your school bus sanitation process is up-to-date and effective. Not only can proper sanitation help prevent the spread of colds and other illnesses, but it can also reduce the risk of more serious diseases.

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Student Safety in Transportation

Safety should be the number one priority for school bus transportation. By investing in training for drivers, regularly conducting maintenance checks on buses, keeping lines of communication open with parents and students, and ensuring compliance with safety laws and regulations, school districts can ensure that their students are safe while being transported to and from school each day.

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A Basic Guide to Consolidating Bus Routes

Route consolidation can be the key to unlocking that efficiency for school districts, and route planning software like EZRouting and trip management like EZDistrict each help to make this process much simpler and more effective. If you are looking to consolidate your school bus routes, this article will provide an in-depth guide on how to do so, as well as solutions to ease this (often lengthy) process.

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School Bus Routing Best Practices: Tips and Tricks of the Trade

Transportation Directors, Routers, and Dispatchers, as well as bus drivers and parents, have the very important job of ensuring safe transportation of students, and this can be a daunting task. To help you with this important job, we have compiled a list of fifteen basic tips from industry experts that can make the job of routing kids much easier.

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Optimizing your School Bus Routes for Efficiency

With a little bit of planning, organization, and attention to detail, it’s easy to create an effective transportation plan that will benefit your district, all while keeping students safe. By taking into consideration factors such as route design, information accuracy, and the utilization of software platforms, districts can plan out efficient bus routes that promote both organization and safety.

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