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Collins Plant Hit By Storm

Collins Bus Corporation's South Hutchinson plant was damaged by what weather experts are calling a "microburst thunderstorm." No one was injured during the storm and the company's production schedule will…
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Eliminating Safe Routes to School Program an Uphill Battle

Back in 2005, Rep. James Oberstar (D-MN) captained the creation of a federal program to help schools develop and implement safe walking and biking routes to and from school in…
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It Ain't Easy Being Green

There's more to running a "green" operation than simply purchasing a hybrid fleet vehicle, if you can afford one, or selecting an alternative alt-fuel, uh, alternative. So says Daniel Hannan,…
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War of the Rose Bowl?

By Ryan GrayThe Rose Bowl is known as the granddaddy of them all when it comes to college football games, but organizers are now also asserting their power in an…
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New Vehicle Manufacturers Coming to Market?

By Ryan GrayDespite the ailing economy, there’s chatter around the industry that new school bus manufacturers could be eyeing entry into the market, especially after GM filed for Chapter 11…
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Why Transportation Must be Wary of Virtual Schooling for K-12

By Ryan GrayFor several decades now, online courses have been a resource for adult continuing education. But virtual schools are also gaining steam in public childhood education, and student transporters…
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Power Steering Repair

On the School Bus Mechanic Blog, John takes a look at a Haldex Two Stage Power Steering Pump from a 1998 Pusher School Buses. Take a look and let us…
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