U.S. is Now the No. 1 Crude Oil Producer in the World

It’s official: The U.S. is now the top global producer of crude oil for the first time since 1973, according to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Energy Department. This…
  • Last modified on Friday, 14 September 2018 09:01

Diesel Prices Are Rising But Will Likely Fall After Christmas

The average retail price for diesel fuel in the U.S. has risen about two cents per gallon this week. Meanwhile, diesel vehicle owners/drivers are being told to expect the trend of high…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 12 September 2018 17:16

Reflection on 120 Years of Diesel

No doubt that some vehicles and niche applications will find electrification a good fit, but for the bulk of the diesel sectors of the economy, nothing comes close.
  • Last modified on Friday, 10 August 2018 08:57

Biodiesel Simple Switch for School District Bus Fleets

The American Lung Association states that diesel emissions are a significant source of air pollutants that account for as many as 50,000 premature deaths in the U.S. each year, and contribute to the…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 15:18

Replace, Refurbish or Retrofit Aging School Buses?

Is funding or capital the factors school districts or bus companies should consider for determining how long a school bus should be used? Is this the single most important consideration…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 15:31

Using School Bus Technology for Security

Recent reports from school districts that are considering new school bus technology reveal concerns about not just cost and implementation, but security as well.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 25 July 2018 10:38

Let’s Celebrate, Yet Continue to Grow

What were you doing 25 years ago? I was in college, trying to figure out what I wanted to do in life. But Bill and Colette Paul had it all…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 11 October 2018 16:28

Black & Green: Future School Bus Fueling

Fleet operators across a broad range of industries are faced with difficult and potentially costly decisions about how they will fuel their vehicles in the future. The long-life nature of…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 27 June 2018 16:57

3 Steps to Avoid Disaster in the Danger Zone

One of the questions we ask applicants seeking our esteemed Relief (substitute) Driver position is this: “You are filling in for a regular route driver in the afternoon. At your…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 29 May 2018 14:59

Trade Shows are the ‘Shark Tank’ of the School Bus Industry

“I love coming here. It’s like the “Shark Tank” of our industry,” attendee Heather Handschin commented during the Trade Show held on day four of last month’s national Transporting Students…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 09:56