News

Eaton Debuts Dual Clutch Transmission for School Buses

GALESBURG, Mich. – Eaton debuted an all-new dual clutch transmission, called Procision, for Class 6-7 medium-duty trucks to increase fuel economy by 8 to 10 percent. It's the industry's first…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 10:46

Bus Driver’s Media Campaign Warns Against Illegal Passing

In his 17-year career as a bus driver, Chris Johnson of Chilton County Schools in Alabama is familiar with the statistics of illegal school bus passing. But he has only…
  • Last modified on Monday, 08 September 2014 11:08

Court Clears School District of Liability in Lawsuit

The 14th Court of Appeals in Houston dismissed a case involving the sexual assault of a male student with special needs on his school bus. The appellate court cleared the…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 10:43

Mobile Meal Programs Keep Hunger at Bay in Summer

For many children, summer vacation means a carefree break from school, bringing beach visits, pool parties and popsicles. But for other children across America, summer also means not having access…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 10:44

IC Bus Introducing Propane CE Series School Bus by Fall 2015

IC Bus announced it would roll out its CE Series school bus powered by the Power Solutions International (PSI) 8.8-liter LP propane engine next summer, for the start of the…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 10:45

Idle Times

It is a good time to be in the idling business, say many in the school bus industry, whether you are pushing alternative fuels, emissions control and exhaust products or…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 11:29

21st Expo For The 21st Century

Unprecedented. Informative. Eye-opening. Attendees used these adjectives to describe a SWAT team demonstration during the 21st annual North American School Bus EXPO Conference that kicked off July 26 in Reno,…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 11:30

Head Of The Class

Depending on whom you talk to, the language used to reference their operation and maintenance has evolved to include GTC (Ground Traffic Control), TCU (Telematics Control Unit) and MRM (Mobile Resource Management), among other things.…
  • Last modified on Friday, 24 October 2014 11:01

Locking Up the Cloud

“Clouds” have ushered in landmark technology to education communities but also flurries of debate within corporate, legislative and legal forums. Student privacy and safeguarding student data, especially on the school bus, have become the year’s…
  • Last modified on Friday, 24 October 2014 11:08

Industry Pros Take School Busing Back to the Future at EXPO

The audience packed in to learn “What Student Transportation & School Buses May Look Like in 2024,” a workshop presented at last month’s STN EXPO in Reno, Nev., that covered…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 11:03

Wi-Fi Now an Option for Iowa School Buses

Iowa recently updated its state school bus specifications and added Wi-Fi Internet to its list of approved list. Now local school districts must decide how they oversee access.
  • Last modified on Friday, 29 August 2014 16:49

CHP Approves Converted Electric School Bus

A Type-D school bus converted to electric from diesel and outfitted with solar panels received the go-ahead from CHP last week to be pilot tested in Gilroy, California, located about…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 11:03

New Allison FuelSense Transmission Coming to Blue Bird

Blue Bird said FuelSense, the next generation in fuel savings released this summer by Allison Transmissions, will be a standard offering on all Vision and All American models with Cummins…
  • Last modified on Sunday, 29 November -0001 16:00