Daily Archives: September 9, 2018

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Railroad Crossings – Special Situations

Special Situations If you run into an abandoned or unused track, treat it as a useable track and approach it the same way you would as a track being heavily used. Be on the lookout for malfunctioning crossing gates and lights. You should never drive around a malfunctioning gate. It is extremely dangerous and illegal. If you suspect a malfunction, […]

Railroad Crossing Procedures

Every state has different laws and regulations for crossing railroad tracks in a school bus. If you have any questions about your state laws or districts policies be sure to bring them up to your supervisor. In general, school buses must stop at all crossings, with or without passengers, and ensure it is safe before proceeding across the tracks.   […]

Lighthouse Baptist Church Alexandria Virginia

Am I a Bus Mechanic?

Am I a bus mechanic?  I would have to answer that question with a yes.  But what if someone were to ask me if I was a preacher, janitor, or grounds maintenance?  I would once again have to answer yes.  On Monday nights, some men in our church and I go to the local prison.  Not one of us is […]