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School Bus Driver Still Texting While Driving

Years ago, after a tragic transportation-related accident that was traced to the user texting on his cell phone, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in 2010 banned commercial truck and bus drivers from texting while driving. What followed was similar restrictions banning or criminalizing the act of texting while driving (TWD) in almost all states under almost all conditions. 
Yet some fleet vehicle drivers, including those who drive school buses, are still doing something they know can get them in trouble and risk the lives of the children in their care.

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Industrial Grade In-Vehicle Surveillance Cameras for School Bus Camera Applications

​For years our potential customers have complained about the poor quality and short life of competitor-provided school bus camera systems they sourced from other companies. They often ask us if our system equipment is higher quality or longer lasting than the system sold by other companies.

We explained that we introduced not one but two very different school bus camera solutions to the US market, offering the highest quality system we had ever seen that was in use by several military agencies of other nations, and after years of refining that system to better suit the school bus markets, what was presented to them was a wonderful solution that they could not afford, as almost every school bus purchase was determined by the purchasing department, not those who determined the need for them, so in most cases price was all that mattered to them after meeting the basic characteristics of a Commercial Grade system having security to protect the video files from the drivers.

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How To Use Existing Analog Cameras With AHD 1080P DVRs

It is a simple matter to stretch limited school bus camera system designated budget funding if you have the know-how. The key to getting far more for the same cost is to know what to invest in in the first place.
The initial investment in cameras for your fleet of school buses can help you get a system that is easily expandable from multiple sources as well as assure you can have a system that is functional with future systems with similar DVR technology.

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Do I need more than 4 cameras on my school bus video surveillance system?

One of the most common questions we are asked when speaking with a prospective School Bus Camera System customer is how many cameras do we need on a school bus?
While this seems like an easy question to answer it has many aspects that need to be addressed before a simple number of camera heads can be determined dot be sufficient for the customer’s intended purpose.

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How to save money purchasing School Bus Video Surveillance Cameras

Most of the Fleet Vehicle Video Camera Recording systems we provide are purchased by public or private charter school bus camera applications.
In the effort of stretching budgeted funds and keeping costs down in an era of inflation, it is always a wise idea to invest wisely and ensure you get the best value for your budgeted funds. What follows are a few tips for saving money or budget funds when investing in school bus camera security camera systems for your buses?

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Lifetime Warranty or new School Bus Camera DVRs every few years?

Currently, there is a choice to be made based on the longevity of a fleet-based mobile video system recorder.

The choice is to purchase a system and wait for the DVR to fail to then replace the entire system, as most companies plan obsolescence of products so they can sell you new cameras every time the DVR technology is upgraded.

The other choice is to purchase a system with a Lifetime System Warranty, and never pay for a previously purchased component again.

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School Bus Camera System Backward Compatibility saves money and Reduces Pollution

Technology can be a double-sided sword. Meaning that it can greatly assist you in achieving your goals or desires, but at the same time if used incorrectly can have negative or damaging effects.

In the school bus, camera market advances in technology have their pros and cons and it is important to understand a simple choice in DVR types, can condemn you to a total loss of freedom and opportunities in the future to integrate other similar components.

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Propriety School Bus Cameras Waste Money & Cause Pollution

There are many compelling reasons for a vehicle fleet manager to select an Industry Standard connector-based system, as should anything change in the future, you, the customer would have the ability to use other components from a myriad of suppliers.

Most suppliers of Vehicle Video Camera Recording systems and School Bus Child Safety Camera surveillance systems employ a business model of “Propriety connectors” to help them ensure that once they sell to a customer that customer has little to no choices in purchasing subsequent systems if they wish to have any commonality of components. This business model of “Propriety connectors” has collateral damage to the environment that these dealers seem either ignorant or apathetic to address.

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Reduce Bus Seat Vandalism with Bus Video Surveillance Cameras

For more than 2 decades, School Bus Video Security Camera systems have been documenting and helping to prevent bus seat vandalism and damage on school buses, charter buses, paratransit buses, Airport shuttle buses, and casino transport buses.
These high-quality High Definition Vehicle Video Camera Recorders have been providing digital expert witness sequential documentation of the events occurring on the bus during passenger transport.

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