FirstView Bus Tracking
We track the bus so you don't have to
Keep track of buses in real time
The FirstView® Product Suite brings together GPS, electronic routing software, and First Student’s operations platform, FOCUS™, to provide enhanced communication and visibility into your transportation system. The suite consists of the FirstView® District Dashboard and the FirstView® Parent App.
FirstView® gives you accurate and quick information so that you can:
- Track buses in real-time
- Proactively communicate with parents
- Keep your district running smoothly with routing insights
- Answer parent questions and ease concerns
Student journeys completed every day
We work with 1,000 school districts
We work with districts in 38 American states and 7 Canadian provinces
School buses driven
Multiple Student Journeys, Available on One Screen
FirstView® gives you real-time tracking so you can view your entire transportation system in one view and on one screen. The FirstView Parent App gives caregivers peace of mind knowing where their child’s bus is. It’s also a convenient way to communicate with parents through push-messages.
Real-Time Reporting Makes for Safer Drivers
DriverScore is a performance improvement tool that has enhanced our overall safety. The tool identifies incidents like hard breaking and rapid acceleration on a map, allowing managers to provide better coaching and identify trends and problem areas that need to be addressed.Learn more
Improve Student Behavior on the Bus
FirstActs (Active Conduct Tracking System) is a powerful web-based communication tool that helps easily and efficiently track student conduct on school buses. Designed to improve reliability and speed, FirstActs delivers driver notifications directly to the school, tracks the school’s actions and provides a response back to the driver.Learn more
The Most Technologically Advanced Buses on the Road
First Student has always invested in the latest vehicle technology, hardware and software to deliver the best in safety and performance to our district partners.Learn more
We Track the Buses So You Don't Have To
Learn More About Us
As the leading school transportation solutions provider in North America, First Student moves more passengers per day than all U.S. airlines combined. We know the value in leveraging our best practices, technologies and processes to deliver quality transportation solutions. What sets us apart is our desire to build close, trusted partnerships with the districts we serve.