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Detroit Connect Analytics Unlocks the Power of Fuel and Safety Data

PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced today that Detroit Connect Analytics has extended its services to additional truck models and can also be added to vehicles in the aftermarket. Analytics is now available to order as a new truck option or in the aftermarket on the new Freightliner Cascadia, original Cascadia and Western Star 5700 truck models spec’d with Detroit engines. Detroit Connect Analytics automatically translates critical fuel consumption and safety data, into interactive and easy-to-understand reports that provide actionable insights for increased vehicle and fleet performance.

Studies Indicate Added Benefits of School Bus Seat Belts

KANSAS CITY — Attendees at the National State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services Annual Conference heard and discussed studies examining the positive impact that seat belts have on student behavior, performance and driver retention.

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Sertil-Koni 10 Top Tips for Vehicle Lift Safety

STEVENSVILLE, Md. — Following an in-depth review of bus and truck maintenance facilities across North America, combined with heightened service demands resulting from the increased severity of weather events over the past decade, heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni is recommending 10 top tips to improve safety for busy shop technicians. Meteorologists anticipate this year will have a demanding winter season.

Controversial Study on N.Y. School Bus Delays Released

Chronic complaints from angry parents about school bus delays in New York City is one issue that hasn’t gone away. Now, a New York City Council study with some solid data may help everyone to better understand key parts of the continuing problem, and act soon to improve school bus service.

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Download STN EXPO 2018 Workshop Presentations

We want to thank all of our attendees at last month’s 25th annual STN EXPO in Reno, Nevada. Both attendees and nonattendees can still access the official conference app, sponsored by Transfinder, to download presentations and handouts, as well as access notes and other functionalities. But don’t wait too long!