Backing Maneuvers SB

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_CVElrJ9OUhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdrx8oSH2pc&t=3s An Understanding of Tail Swing 1) Tail swing collisions, while making turns, are among the most common types of accidents on a school bus. Most of the accidents are minor and usually involve the tail end of the bus colliding into something small such as a mailbox or stop sign. However, these accidents can …

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Trafficking in the Trucking Industry

Sex trafficking occurs at truck stops in the United States often in two forms, through  commercial sex and through fake massage businesses.  Due to their frequently remote locations and transient customer base, truck stops are an ideal venue for traffickers seeking to profit from exploiting victims without interference or undue attention. Traffickers frequently move their …

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Defensive Driving(SB)

Defensive Driving Introduction A responsible driver puts safety first and has a goal of reaching each destination safely in spite of distractions or obstacles. To put a focus on safety, a responsible driver must be able to identify factors that contribute to collisions and take reasonable actions to prevent a collision. Drivers have some control …

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SB Rules & Regulations

Federal & State Laws Introduction This module covers the requirements you will need to meet to continue your job as a school bus driver. School bus drivers are responsible  for  precious  cargo—children,  students,  and  other passengers—and must maintain a high level of skill, knowledge, and professional behavior. To maintain continuous certification as a school bus …

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School Bus Railroad-Highway Grade Crossings

RailRoad Crossings Introduction Most school bus routes require that a driver cross railroad tracks somewhere along the route. Railroad crossing intersections present specialized challenges for vehicle drivers. Responsible drivers need to be alert to the presence or potential presence of trains, workers, pedestrians,  or  maintenance  vehicles  near  railroad  crossings. Recognizing warning signs and markings, applying …

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