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School Bus Rescue: The 2011 Joplin Tornado Remembered

Watch a video that describes the devastation of an EF5 tornado that decimated Joplin, Missouri in May 2011 and that chronices the relief efforts. The school district's school bus drivers…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 26 April 2016 14:55

Trends: Apps and School Buses

The number of school bus apps, specifically those that track the real-time location of the vehicles on routes and report either on-time arrival or delays, has grown considerably over the…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 13 April 2016 10:29

Diagnosing Issues: Q&A with IC Bus

It's a great time to be a mechanic in the school bus industry, as roles in the garage are changing alongside new technology. The power of Wi-Fi and telematics that…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 03 March 2016 16:19

Diagnosing Issues: Q&A with Zonar Systems

It's a great time to be a mechanic in the school bus industry, as roles in the garage are changing alongside new technology. The power of Wi-Fi and telematics that…
  • Last modified on Friday, 05 February 2016 12:25

Fleet Breakdown: Public Sector Maintenance-Cost Analysis

In the February issue of School Transportation News magazine, Technical Editor Robert T. Pudlewski provides four basic requirements for cost-effective maintenance and breaks down the average total maintenance costs based…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 03 February 2016 15:12

Q&A: America's Best Expands North of the Border

For the first time last summer in the NAPT America's Best School Bus Inspector and Technician Skills and Training Competition came to Canada.
  • Last modified on Friday, 29 January 2016 11:45

To Stop or Not to Stop

Advancements in technology are often met with reluctance and rejection when utilized in the public sector.
  • Last modified on Monday, 03 August 2015 15:19

Sustainability Counts for End-of-Life School Buses

The man on the loudspeaker yells, “Look Out!,” as two school buses cross paths in a near collision in Flat Rock, Michigan. Children scream in delight, and the adults cheer…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 19 August 2015 10:56