Ever wonder what goes into keeping bus riders and drivers safe? Then join us on the Road to Safety, the podcast that presents the techniques, practices, and processes that instill a safety culture into a bus operation. Brought to you by The School Bus Safety Company in partnership with The Transit and Paratransit Company - leaders in providing driver training materials - each episode will feature special guests and industry experts who will explore the many areas and challenges that bus operators face every single day. So come along for the ride, on the show that will keep you engaged, enlightened, entertained, and most importantly...safe.
Ep. 4 - Twists & Turns for a Transit Agency
There are so many challenges in Transit operations today with new FTA and FMCSA regulations, the pandemic, driver shortages, etc. Listen to hear how one transit agency is dealing with all these challenges.
Ep. 3 - Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse: Learn what you need to do
FMCSA requires all locations with CDL drivers to check them out by the Drug & Alcohol Clearing House. This is required pre-hire & annually. Two of the FMCSA leaders explain how it works, and what you need to do!
Ep. 2 - Understanding The New FMCSA Requirements
The FMCSA issued new minimum training requirements for bus drivers who require a CDL Class A or Class B license. These new regulations are referred to as Map-21, or ELDT (Entry Level
Driver Training) and are being enacted from 2/7/22. This podcast includes the experts Rich Clemente and Josh Jones of the FMCSA who discuss these new regulations, why they came to be, who they apply to, and how to meet compliance.
Ep. 1 - Getting Started On The Road
TAPTCO and SBSC president Jeff Cassell details how his businesses came to be, common misconceptions about safety, what drivers need to do better, the leading causes of accidents, the future of the industry, and why Americans are unique in the way they drive!
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A sneak peek at the Road ahead...