Buses serve many necessary and lucrative purposes in a variety of businesses and organizations. They’re essential for school districts and public transportation organizations. They can be big draws for venues, such as hotels or event properties, to offer shuttle service to patrons. Party bus companies and restaurants with food trucks often depend on buses too. But just like any vehicle, a bus doesn’t last forever. That’s why it’s important to monitor the condition of your bus and act quickly when it becomes unsafe for passengers or starts costing more money than it’s worth. If you’re dealing with any of the… Read more »
Tag: Bus Safety
Should I Wear a Seatbelt on a Bus?
Experience and research have taught the modern world that wearing a seat belt when you drive or ride in a car is an imperative safety measure. The impact of the seat belt on vehicle safety is so significant, in fact, that it is mandatory in all states to wear one while in a car as both a driver and passenger. But what about the bus? Rarely do you hop on the metro or a school bus to a group of securely buckled in passengers. Have you ever wondered why that is? When you take a seat on a bus and… Read more »
360° Cameras are Coming to School and Transit Buses
Long, tall buses might be ideal for carrying large groups of people, but they’re not known for having great visibility. Broad body panels can make it difficult for drivers to spot people and objects around the sides and rear ends of buses in particular. Large mirrors can help, but they often don’t completely eliminate blind spots. Thanks to mobile video surveillance and fleet management company Seon, however, blind spots in buses could soon be a thing of the past. Recently, Seon released the inView 360 Around Vehicle Monitoring (AVM) System which uses a series of four cameras to provide drivers… Read more »