January 2010

On-Board GPS

January 7, 2010

Lansing, Michigan - All Dean Transportation vehicles are equipped with global positioning systems (GPS). GPS systems increase student safety, route efficiency, driver accountability and reduce fuel usage. In addition, all vehicles have child reminder systems on board. Child reminder systems ensure a driver completes a post trip inspection for sleeping children. If the driver does not walk to the rear of the vehicle to check for a sleeping child, the vehicle will produce an audible and visual alarm.

Dean Receives Environmental Certification

January 1, 2010

Lansing, Michigan ā€“ Dean Transportation has earned the National School Transportation Associationā€™s (NSTA) Green School Bus Fleet Certification ā€“ GOLD LEVEL. This certification recognizes Dean for their commitment to improving the environment through cleaner school bus fleets and company-wide practices to reduce engine exhaust emissions and conserve fuel.