Zonar Integrates Continental’s ContiPressureCheck to Maximize Tire Safety, Affordability

SEATTLE – Zonar, the leader in smart fleet management technology, today announced the initial integration of Continental’s ContiPressureCheck™, a system designed to measure tire pressure and send alerts in real-time into Zonar’s fleet management software Ground Traffic Control. The collaborative offering from Continental and Zonar helps decrease the risk of tire breakdowns, reduce overall fuel consumption and extend tire life, ultimately providing cost savings and improving safety outcomes for companies using Zonar’s smart fleet management solutions.

First Student, Bridgestone Sign 5-Year $110M Supply Deal

One of the largest international transportation providers joined forces with the world's largest tire and rubber good manufacturer when FirstGroup plc, the UK-based parent company to North American school bus contractor First Student, signed a five-year, $110-million supply deal with Bridgestone Tire Group. 

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Bandag Marks 60th Anniversary with Launch of Built for Better

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Bandag®, a business ofBridgestone Americas, Inc. dedicated to the research, development and manufacturing of premium retreaded tires, is marking its 60th anniversary with the launch of a new global campaign designed to reinvigorate the retread category. Called Built for Better, the platform will unite the Bandag brand globally and position retreads as an innovative, sustainable business solution for fleet customers of any size.

April 2017

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The school bus industry continues to push the importance of WC18 and WC19 standards to provide complete securement safety to students transported in wheelchairs. National training at the vendor level and at this month’s TSD Conference aims to help spread the word. 

286 Miles of Tribal Road Gets a Facelift

PAGE, Ariz. – Most Navajo school bus routes in Arizona’s Coconino County are getting easier to navigate these days thanks to income from a county sales tax passed in 2014 for road maintenance. Students of the Navajo Nation will have a more comfortable ride and more reliable transportation to and from school, especially in inclement weather.

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