Sharp Bus Lines Purchases 60 Thomas Built Buses Equipped with State-of-the-Art Safety Features

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Sharp Bus Lines, one of the largest full-service student transportation companies in Ontario, Canada, has added 60 new Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner C2 school buses that include the latest in safety technology and features. Unlike other buses in its fleet, these are equipped with the new Perimeter View 360 camera package (PV360) and Mobileye collision avoidance through Thomas Built Buses. Both technologies are part of Thomas Built’s BusWise suite of technologies.

Zonar, Child Check-Mate Partner to Comply with Calif. Law

Ahead of a Calif. requirement for the coming school year that all school buses must be equipped with approved child safety alert systems that prompt drivers to check for students at the end of routes, Zonar Systems and Child Check-Mate System finalized an agreement to bring solutions to market.

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GPS Technology Targets School Bus Speeding

MAGTEC, a fleet management and tracking firm, conducted a recent pilot test in Canada that showed the power of GPS over other solutions (cameras, alerts and speed limiters) can help prevent school bus tragedies like the one in Chattanooga, Tennessee. 

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Calif. Unveils New Child Reminder Regulation for School Buses

California school districts have more information on what they need to do to equip all school buses with child reminder systems before the start of next school year, following the California Highway Patrol’s release of new regulations prompted by the death of a special needs student in 2015.

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