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Tornado Preparedness for School Bus Drivers

March 2, 2012 quickly became a more hectic day than usual for Henryville, Indiana school bus driver Angel Perry. Two super-cells, thunderstorms with rotation and a prolonged updraft, bore down…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 31 May 2018 14:56

Make the Repairs Fit the Numbers

School bus fleet maintenance managers face challenges in trying to control costs that continue to rise sometimes as much as four times a year.
  • Last modified on Friday, 01 June 2018 10:18

Renewable Diesel or Propane: A New Choice for Yellow Fleets

Conventional diesel is rolling back on its heels. Proponents say that there are two types of fleets today—those that are planning a switch from diesel or those that have already…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 05 July 2018 12:22

School Bus Drivers, “What’s Important Now?”

There is a facility in central Idaho that dismantles nuclear warheads. The warheads are transported in average looking semis escorted by ordinary looking vehicles that are manned by specially trained…
  • Last modified on Friday, 01 June 2018 11:55

A Journey to India

It’s 5 a.m. and Vihaan is slowly waking up. He usually gets up by 6 a.m. so his mom can get him ready for the long journey to school. But…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 November 2017 12:41

Coaching Great Drivers

It has been a privilege of mine, from time to time, to drive high school football state champions. It is a height of the trip to pull the cord on…
  • Last modified on Friday, 10 November 2017 10:48

Ten Reasons to Attend School Bus Industry Trade Shows

Whether you are a school bus transportation private contractor, or a public school bus transportation operator, there are many advantages to attending an industry-wide school bus supplier trade show.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 02 November 2017 17:13

Working with Stakeholders and Powerbrokers

I read your article in STN and am very intrigued by it. A lot of what I read I have been attempting to do or have already done. One issue…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 31 October 2017 13:42

The Top 5 Things to Look For in a Fleet Maintenance System

When was the last time you selected your new fleet maintenance system? If it was a few years ago, then you probably used standard criteria for evaluating the new system…
  • Last modified on Monday, 23 October 2017 11:56