Thomas Built Buses Announce New Tire Pressure Monitoring Technology

RICHMOND, Va. – Nov. 10, 2015 – Thomas Built Buses, along with Valor and Pana-Pacific, have announced a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) as part of the new BusWiseTM suite of technologies. This will be a factory-installed option available for all new orders of the Saf-T-Liner C2 ® starting on November 11, 2015.

Indianapolis, North Carolina Take Home America’s Best Trophies

Kirk Brooks of Tippecanoe School Corporation near Indianapolis was named the America’s Best School Bus Inspector and Dustin Wells of Pitt County Schools in North Carolina America’s Best School Bus Technician at the NAPT Summit in Richmond, Virginia on Monday.

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NTSB Unveils Sweeping Report on Tire Failure

Following a string of tire-related accidents that killed 12 and injured 42 in Florida, Louisiana, Arizona and California, the National Transportation Safety Board initiated a special investigation into the factors that contribute to tire failure that cause more than 500 deaths in the U.S. each year.

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Donaldson, Hydrotex Collaborate on Cleaner Diesel Solution

How clean is today's clean diesel fuel? Donaldson Filtration Solutions and Hydrotex Lube say you'd be surprised. Addressing the quality and cleanliness of diesel is the two companies aim, as they announced an enhanced fuel management system to eliminate performance inconsistencies in horsepower, cold-weather starts and fuel efficiency.

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Accuride Increases Brake Slack Adjuster Warranty

Accuride announced that it has extended its warranty on Gunite Automatic Slack Adjusters for school buses to cover four years or 400,000 miles as a result of improved manufacturing processes.

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