School Districts/Pupil Transit


MS Azure Cloud Storage – Easier to access recordings on any device, at any time, from anywhere.

Mobile App – More secure than accessing through a browser and gives you mobility.

SureBus Software – Powerful software for mobile telematics, including video and GPS features, with customizable options.

Stop Arm Camera Accuracy & Quality - High recording bit rate to capture fast moving objects and large aperture to allow more lighting when dark

Active Health Monitoring – Make sure your system is working at all times.

Live Streaming – See live video of your assets at any time to deal with issues immediately, plus more.

All-In-One DVR/NVR Hybrid – Get all the benefits of both a DVR and NVR, plus fewer accessories and wiring with GPS, LTE, and Wireless integrated into the DVR/NVR.

Video Recording Quality – Up to 4k quality recordings on state-of-the-art cameras

Easy Sharing – Easily clip and share videos with your team, authorities, or insurance companies for quicker resolution.

Customer Service – Get personalized service from our employees, not a call center, 24/7 through our online ticketing system

When it comes to student transportation, the number one priority is safety.

From bullying onboard to Stop-Arm violations on the street, our all-in-one solution protects children on and outside school buses.

In 2013 Fortress Mobile identified the need for improved cameras on school buses. We designed the first Stop-Arm Hi-Resolution IP Camera that captures the license plate and driver’s image even at high speed, far away and in low light.

Today our SureBus™ Student Tracking Solution helps administrators and parents with safe, efficient, student transportation.


Driver App


  • Real-time school bus location
  • Rate drivers
  • Communicate with bus dispatcher
  • Get bus arrival notifications



SureBus™ Fleet Management - 24/7 remote access with any computer or Android/iOS Fortress Mobile app.

Customize your solution.

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IP-Rated Camera
  • Clear and detailed imagery even at high speed, over distance and in low light.
  • License plate capture
  • Driver's face capture
  • Time-stamped images
  • Video recording

Fortress Mobile Stop-Arm cameras for school buses are IP-rated outdoor cameras that affix to the side of the bus. This HD camera focuses on a vehicle that passes once the Stop-Arm deploys.

Provided by a Fortress Mobile customer. NOTE: The bus driver sustained minor injuries, no students were injured.


This accident was captured by six camera angles and totally absolved the driver of any wrong doing. Fortress Mobile's exterior school bus cameras recorded the hit vehicle's license plate prior to the accident and the license plate of the vehicle that caused the accident. In the case of a hit-and-run, HD quality evidence was an encrypted link away from law enforcement.

A close call with a Log Truck that couldn’t stop in time, passing stopped school buses. Luckily no one was injured but in the case of a hit-and-run, law enforcement could quickly locate the vehicle because of the clear footage of the truck's license plate.

Provided by a Fortress Mobile customer.

“Students are made aware of the video system and live view. This has decreased student behavior events. The automatic download of data has streamlined the Stop-Arm violation process.”

Anthony Dupree, Design & Deployment Engineer, Park ‘N Fly


Full HD 1080p imaging with enhanced audio quality give users the ability to create video clips and images with to share with other authorized users.



No more pulling hard drives out of each truck. Automatic file retrieval systems enable transit managers to instantly log on and view incidents in real-time, or any time.


Have hands-free conversation with any drivers in full-duplex audio via smartphone or computer.

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SEE AND SEND - capture what really happened and easily share Stop-Arm violations with law enforcement with our Digital Stop-Arm Violation Report Generator that includes digital affidavits.

Pupil Transit Case Study

Learn about Craven County Schools' and Southern Regional Schools' fleet management challenges, and the system solution they implemented to overcome them.

“We are able to handle complaints about our drivers in real-time. We are also able to see and correct student behavior.”

Cindi Papiez, Transportation Manager, Southern Regional School District


Know which children are riding the bus, know when they're arriving at their destination.

Pairing each child with a wireless NFC ID card or bracelet, and every bus with a tablet running the Fortress Mobile SureBus Driver Client® app you can:

  • Know when students get on or off the bus
  • Access data 24/7 via Fortress Mobile Secure Cloud
  • Generate Ridership Reports
  • Notify parents of arrival time via the SureBus Parent® app
Driver App

Our industry-changing all-in-one cloud-based fleet management platform means more than monitoring and detection. We designed SureBUS™ with safety and security as the top priority.

SureBus™ is fully upgradable and scaleable as your fleet grows.

Protect Your Students with School Bus Fleet Management Software

Today’s schools and campuses are protected by extensive fence systems and other physical barriers that work to keep kids safe, but a school’s responsibility to its students does not begin and end at the borders of its grounds.

Although school security has come a long way over the last decade, school bus safety, in particular, is still lagging behind in many districts. School districts must also promote student safety while they are commuting to and from the building on school buses.


Fortunately, your school system can optimize driver, faculty, and student safety by implementing Fortress Mobile’s school bus fleet management software. Our comprehensive suite of solutions includes the hardware and software you need to monitor your entire roster.

Fortress Mobile’s school bus fleet management systems are not just useful for promoting safety either; they can also protect your district from liability, provide valuable evidence for administrative bullying investigations, and much more.

ur stop-arm enforcement and automated violation reporting, we provide ridership number reports, driver safety analysis, passenger behavior modeling, and live, hands-free two-way communication between you and your drivers.

Core Features of Our School Bus Fleet Management System

When you invest in Fortress Mobile’s school bus fleet management system, you gain access to features and equipment that includes the following:

Microsoft Azure Cloud Storage

Old-school video storage systems require districts to manually download data kept on bus hard drives. Fortress Mobile has solved that shortcoming by providing Microsoft Azure cloud storage, providing dependable and efficient video storage. Not only does the cloud make it easier to store your videos, but you’ll be able to access them from anywhere as well.

A User-Friendly Mobile App

The Fortress Mobile mobile app is accessible and intuitive, and it also provides you with a secure portal through which you can access videos while on the go. You no longer have to be tied to your desk to review bus footage and investigate incidents.

SureBus Software

SureBus software is the backbone of our school bus fleet management system, which includes GPS features and a customizable dashboard so that you can access the information you need precisely when you need it.

Stop Arm, Dash, and Cabin Cameras

Our suite of robust cameras captures high-quality video footage from all angles. We can provide cabin cameras, dash cameras, as well as school bus stop-arm cameras, all of which feature large apertures to capture more lighting when filming in dark or low-light conditions.

Active Health Monitoring

Fortress Mobile’s school bus fleet management software features active health monitoring capabilities. Should your system or a piece of its equipment go offline, our platform will automatically notify you so you can get the issue resolved, which helps to prevent unexpected failures and ensure that your system is operational when it matters most.

Live Streaming

Antiquated fleet management solutions don’t allow you to view video footage until such data has been downloaded to your server. However, Fortress Mobile’s platform facilitates live streaming, so you can deal with time-sensitive issues immediately.

All-in-One DVR/NVR Hybrid System

Our hybrid DVR/NVR system provides exceptional reliability, usability, and video quality. Our system also features integrated GPS, LTE, and wireless capabilities, so you can access the data you need to effectively manage your fleet. These integrations also limit the need for excessive wiring and simplify the installation process.

High-Quality Video

Our school bus camera systems are truly state-of-the-art, as all of them are capable of recording 4K quality video. Still, we also give you the freedom to reduce video quality to reduce cloud storage usage.

Easy Sharing Capabilities

Fortress Mobile makes sharing videos with your team, the authorities, or insurers easy with our clip and sharing features. By facilitating faster video sharing, we enable you to expedite your incident resolution efforts and therefore protect your district from liability.

World Class Customer Service

Fortress Mobile proudly delivers personalized service and support via our in-house team. We do not outsource service to a call center, as we believe no one can serve you as we do, and to ensure you can reach us whenever you need us, our service team is available 24/7 through our convenient online ticketing system.

What Makes Our School Bus Camera Systems Unique?

Fortress Mobile’s school bus fleet management software provides school districts with high-quality solutions at great price points. Everything from our mobile app to our school bus stop-arm cameras are designed with user-friendliness and reliability in mind.

However, what truly differentiates our software package from other options out there is its live-streaming capabilities. With the Fortress Mobile app, authorized users can stream live interior and exterior video footage from anywhere, a capability that enables you to rapidly assess critical incidents, such as traffic crashes or bullying allegations so you can appropriately respond.

Connect with Fortress Mobile to Learn More

If you are ready to protect your pupils and staff with school bus student tracking solutions from Fortress Mobile, we invite you to connect with our team. We will assess the unique needs of your school district, make equipment recommendations, and provide a customized quote. Contact us today to get started.


Your school system and fleet has unique needs. Join us on our upcoming webinar and learn how to quickly improve your fleet management.

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