3 simple suggestions for putting an end to Stop Arm violations Posted by crumpg on

I think it’s safe to say all of us have felt heartbroken and frustrated at the increasing number of accidents that have taken place near a school bus or school bus stop. It is difficult to understand how anyone can pass a school bus that has an extended Stop Arm and flashing red lights, putting […]

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Reducing distracted driving Posted by crumpg on

Kids are familiar with the phrase ‘distracted driving’ and that it generally refers to texting while driving, but what they might not be aware of is how distracted driving might look on the school bus. When I’m teaching upper elementary-middle school students on the Zoe bus, I start by identifying the overhead mirror as the ‘most dangerous’ piece of […]

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Making the Case for Assigned Seating Posted by crumpg on

Last spring I asked over 400 drivers what strategies they felt were most effective in managing student behavior on the bus.  I was expecting to hear ideas that were unique to each driver’s style, but the answers were overwhelmingly similar.   The top 5 suggestions included greeting students by name, building a rapport with each […]

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ZoeBus Hero
Donny Lentz Posted by crumpg on

According to his transportation director, hero Donny Lentz is easy-going, soft-spoken and deeply respectful of the students he transports.  Donny is known for treating everyone with respect, including his fellow drivers.  He treats his students as young adults as he tries to teach them life lessons when the occasion arises. While Donny had the opportunity […]

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ZoeBus Posted by Myke Bates on

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