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Safety

OSHA overview: maintenance pit injury prevention

One injury associated with falling into an open pit could more than eliminate any cost savings associated with them.

By Owen McLean Maintenance pits are necessary for servicing your vehicles; however, there are many dangers associated with them that could pose a severe threat to the safety of your employees. Understanding the laws and regulations of OSHA can protect your employees and prevent costly accidents. According to OSHA Standard 1910.21(a)(2), a “floor opening” is […]

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Ft. McMurray battles The Beast

The wildfire dubbed “the Beast” recently wreaked havoc on northern Alberta.

Ft. McMurray battles The Beast Initially, my topic this month was the growing concern for how cruise control lulls drivers into a “zombie” state of mind. As I sat down to write, a much more eminent danger changed my mind. A run-of-the-mill brush fire in northern Alberta had suddenly grown out of control, as high […]

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Driver Safety: What’s the true definition of safety?

This is the second article in the Driver Safety series by Jeff Cassell. For the first article, see page 17 of the January 2015 edition of BUSRide.

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Driver Safety: Preparing drivers

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By expanding and revamping its existing courses through Prevost’s support, the Academy’s launched the Prevost Preparatory School for Professional Motorcoach Drivers.

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Turn and tail swing accident prevention techniques

Ensure that your rear axle is up far enough to keep your bus from pinching objects on your right once the bus begins to pivot to the right.

Have you ever come close to making contact with an object or vehicle while turning? Are you aware of how wide the rear of the bus will go as it makes the turn?

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Driver Safety: Do it right, the first time, every time

BEST DRIVER

First in an ongoing series.

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How BISC spent the summer

BISC Chairman Mike McDonal set the stage for the summer meeting in Baltimore, MD.

The Bus Industry Safety Council keeps its finger on the pulse to help ensure a safer industry.

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Detect and suppress

Without a proper fire suppression system, a small bus fire can quickly become a disaster.

FMNA’s patented system identifies and attacks the “fire triangle.”

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Lytx drives safe

Lytx’s flagship product DriveCam sets new standards in driver safety.

Lytx links with ARI Insurance; makers of DriveCam advance video-based driver safety technology.

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SP Fire Research expands in the US

Bus fires know no borders, as SP brings its research to the United States.

SP is now expanding its mission to include the United States, working with vehicle fire safety expert, Joseph “Joey” Peoples from offices in Raleigh, NC.

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