Blogs

Showing Mechanics Some Love

Like many school districts across the country, Salem-Keizer Public Schools in Oregon has gone the route of posting periodic blogs on its operations.
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Can Bob the Oil Guy Help Your Preventative Maintenance?

In reading this month's Heavy Duty Aftermarket Journal, I came across a headline that grabbed my attention. It was apropos as lately I've been contemplating the importance of oil analysis…
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Putting Parental Money Where Their Child's Behavior Is

Student discipline on board the school bus is one of the many challenges facing student transporters on a daily basis. It makes me wonder sometimes if parents truly know those…
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Power of Video for the Bus Garage

We'll have more on this in our March magazine issue, but, today, more and more service technicians are using the computer for more than just diagnosing the most recent model…
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A Career in Laughter

Three years ago, school bus driver Doug Collins started laughing in a way that caught that the attention of the crowd at the Comedy Barn, the YouTube community and, more…
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Betting on Natural Gas?

Just a short time ago, news outlets were reporting on the limited ability for the natural gas industry to convince Congress of the importance of the alternative fuel in ending…
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Put Down Those Cell Phones While Behind the Wheel

That's the moral of the story regarding a fatal Southern California rail crash that occurred in September 2008 and helped ignite the issue of distracted driving.
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Old School Buses Take a Turn Down a Bad Road

This week, news reports from the web detailed how a couple of school buses have taken on some new passengers, illegal ones.
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Another Online School Bus History Resource

Two and a half years ago, School Transportation News published in the magazine a timeline that tracked the evolution of the large school bus. .
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Ballad of a 'Golden Haired' Teenage Queen

One of Johnny Cash's greatest hits is the driving beat behind a collage of school bus photos posted on YouTube.
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