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The Latest Peek at the Future of Alt Fuels for Buses?

With the industry still waiting to see a prototype of the announced, upcoming Starcraft-Hino Type C conventional, developments out of Tokyo this week sheds some light on the potential of…
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First Observer Program Welcomes New Recruits

During its second stop to the annual STN EXPO, next month the TSA's First Observer program will train attendees on how to spot suspicious vehicles and people, a need the…
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Is GM Headed Back to the Medium-Duty Business?

That's the question Type A conversion and cut-way bus customer can ask after a report last week indicated that GM's light-duty sales are taking a hit ever since the company…
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A Sober Reminder to Monitor the Mental Health of Drivers

School bus drivers are people, too. For the vast majority, their compassion, dedication and genuine love of children are the traits that make them at least partly responsible for the…
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It's Amazing What a Simple Letter Can Do

About 15 years ago, a six-year-old boy from Britain wrote a letter to his local newspaper about the dilapidated bus shelter he waited in every morning before his school bus…
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India Steps Up School Bus Safety

I'm sure this is not the first Indian "school bus" any of you have seen. Images like this one have been circulated around the Internet and have been featured on…
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Next Up: Higher Fuel Standards for Medium-Duty Buses

With only a handful of school buses on the road that meet 2010 EPA requirements for lower diesel emissions, the industry can begin to brace for mandated fuel economy improvements.
  • Last modified on Friday, 25 April 2014 05:42