If you’re a mom or dad with school-aged kids, chances are you’ve heard of bus tracker apps. In case you didn’t get the memo, here’s a quick summary: Bus trackers, like SafeStop, are smartphone applications that enable parents and caregivers to track their child’s school bus in real-time.
During the Winter Weather More Parents and School Officials Will Be Able to Securely Track School Vehicles In Real-time
Chicago, January 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) –SafeStop, the original school bus tracking app, announced that four school districts in Illinois are launching the service. Parents and school officials in Lake Bluff Elementary School District 65, Lake Forest School District 67, Lake Forest Community High School District 115 and Deerfield School District 109 will now be able to safely and securely connect in real-time with their children’s school bus. The launch of these high profile Chicago area school districts, through a partnership with Olson Transportation, adds to the vehicles already utilizing the app in large public school systems and small private schools throughout the country, with more vehicles being added regularly.
“We are finding that as parents across North America learn more about SafeStop and the app’s features and benefits, they realize how it is a ‘must have’ app,” stated Patrick Gallagher, Director of Sales for SafeStop. “It allows parents to know where their child’s bus is and really provides them peace of mind while allowing for the convenience of not having to wait out in the cold too long as temperatures drop and the winter weather comes into play.”
Mobile App Connects Parents & School Officials with Vehicles Transporting Students
Charleston, SC, June 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Beginning next school year, Evanston/Skokie School District 65 in Illinois and the Lockport City School District in Lockport, New York will be using SafeStop, the app that connects parents and school officials to the vehicles transporting their students.
Parents using SafeStop in these districts will be able to securely register online, download the app, and use it when the 2015-2016 school year starts. The innovative app provides parents and caretakers with a real-time map feature that displays the location of their child’s bus, estimated arrival times at their bus stop, and an alerts and messaging center to relay important service information from the school or transportation provider.