Benefits & Features

An easy-to-use pupil transportation platform for visibility, safety, routing, and maintenance of K-12 fleets

Track Buses in Real-Time

Live-to-the-second GPS locates all of your buses at all times, giving full fleet visibility including engine diagnostics and idling alerts

Respond to Parent Concerns

Reduce inbound calls and quickly resolve questions about bus delays, missed stops and driving incidents with real-time data and parent-facing dashboard

Ensure Overall Safety

Internet-connected cameras and student RFID cards create the most accurate, seamless incident response solution available

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Know Where Buses and Students Are at All Times

Live-to-the-second bus and vehicle tracking detects late and missed stops, stop paddle and emergency lights usage, and risky driving

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Quickly Locate Students & Track Attendance with ID Cards

Optional RFID cards monitor when students get on and off buses, which helps find missing students, compile bus rosters, and balance bus loads (RFID cards available December 2017)

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Instantly View Remote Camera Footage

Inward- and driver-facing Dash Cams automatically upload HD images and video to Samsara’s dashboard, completely eliminating hours spent manually retrieving footage

Route Integration Improves On-Time Performance

Easily import routes and measure on-time performance to identify trends in bus delays and improve routes

Give Parents Peace of Mind with Fleet Viewer

Customizable parent-facing dashboard shares live bus locations with parents, alerting them if buses are running late and reducing inbound calls. Samsara integrates with popular parent apps (like SafeStop and ClassDojo) at no additional cost

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Optimize Maintenance with Engine Diagnostic Alerts

Automatic engine diagnostics alerts and app-based DVIRs let mechanics fix repairs faster, proactively prevent breakdowns, and reduce overall paperwork

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How It Works

Real-Time Bus Visibility Using Samsara

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“Now I have the most accurate information to make the best, safest decisions for our student riders. The information we need most often is available at our fingertips… This saves us hours.”

Shannon Barnett, Director of KWRL Student Transportation Cooperative, a school fleet with 100 buses and 4,000 students

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