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Ohio School District Takes 'Can Do' Approach to Fund-Raising for School Bus

The Keystone Local Schools District in LaGrange, Ohio recently acquired a used school bus purchased through unconventional fundraising methods sparked by a mechanic's joke. The transportation department teamed up with their local community to raise funds in unique…
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New Pennsylvania Law Extends Allowable Length of School Buses

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett signed into law Senate Bill 1312, which amends Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes to permit school buses to be 45 feet in length.…
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A-Z Bus Sales CEO Jim Reynolds Retires

A-Z Bus Sales announced the retirement of CEO Jim Reynolds Wednesday after 13 years of service. Reynolds said he plans to continue with the company as a member of the…
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Rosco and Thomas Built Buses Make 'MOR' of Backup Camera System

School bus drivers have long relied on rearview mirrors, and more recently video cameras, to maximize safety, with some enjoying combination mirror/monitor camera systems. Now, Rosco Inc. has partnered with…
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Locally Grown

Trends to clean the air are shifting and becoming more stringent, from the EPA’s crackdown on coal-fired power plants to an ambitious eight-state alliance to put 3 million zero-emission passenger…
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Making The Case

Two newly released industry case studies and other evidence around the country are powering arguments in favor of alternative fuels’ ability to reduce costs and improve performance while easing environmental…
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Standing Strong

Caring, calm, patient, reliable and safe: News media often use these words to describe school bus drivers when they act heroically or retire after decades of exemplary service. Other valued…
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Lead Generation

Jason Dorsey knows the value of hard work. So don’t let his age fool you. At 35 Dorsey is on the cusp of Generation Y, or the so-called “Millennials,” and…
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Now What?

Over many years our school bus repair shops have confronted change. While many have evolved out of necessity, others have sought out tools and training to implement strategic change to…
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Tread Lightly, Go Farther?

As transportation director for the Detroit Public Schools, Dale Goby was always looking for ways to save money without sacrificing student safety or operational efficiency. In 2005 he looked at…
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