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Internalizing safety

First Transit’s down-up culture means employees care about getting it right.

Take the employee safety challenge

Chances are I have never been to your facility, stepped foot onto one of your vehicles, or know anything about your overall safety program. Despite this, I’d be willing to place two wagers about your passenger transportation operation.

A mistake fuels a remedy

Learning from mistakes is time-proven and certainly beneficial if the undesirable outcome alters our behavior.

Garage doors figure in the equation

Rubber roll-up doors save time and money.

Safety and comfort foam to frame

Vertical integration ensures safety and durability.

Do not overlook this key to safety

Rockford Mass Transit advises paratransit technicians to inspect the restraint system.

Natural light powers safety

NuTech National Solar provides sun-driver illumination.

Clearer images avoid questions later

Buses present high security risks because their public nature makes it difficult to screen each and every passenger.

Understand safety management and liability relationships

A citation handed out to a driver judged to have violated a documented law holds him accountable for his actions. Liability deals more with perceived contribution to an occurrence as opposed to violating a law.

Prepare now for stricter industry oversight

Two stories overshadowed all others in the bus industry in 2011: the implementation and realization of the new Safety Measurement System (SMS) and the resulting consequences and attention a string of unusually severe motorcoach crashes generated.