Maintenance

Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems: Operation And Installation Tips

ELYRIA, Ohio – Tire pressure and proper upkeep have a direct impact on the performance and longevity of tires themselves, and further-reaching effects in terms of fuel savings and fleet operating costs. With so much riding on effective pressure measurement, fleets and drivers are looking to tire pressure and temperature monitoring systems in growing numbers.

Leonard Bus Sales Officially Opens New Service Support Center to Serve New York's Hudson Valley

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. — Local community and business leaders gathered today for a ribbon-cutting ceremony that officially opened the new Leonard Bus Sales Service Support Center in Middletown, N.Y. Located in the center of Orange County, the new facility brings Leonard Bus Sales' award-winning customer support directly to school districts and transportation partners in the Hudson Valley.

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 dual clutch transmission for class 6-7 in North America, and it's aimed first at the school bus market, along with towing and delivery truck segments, the company said.

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Why KPIs Need to Be Applied to a School Bus Operation

Successful school bus district and contractor operations supervisors, safety supervisors and maintenance supervisors are heavily involved in setting specific targets for key performance indicators (KPIs) most closely tied to regulatory requirements, local work environment, fleet characteristics and driver performance.

Cleaning Vehicles in Your Own Facility

jackjacksonJack JacksonWhen will you be banned from cleaning vehicles in your facility? It's happening more and more often. Companies have been banned from washing vehicles on their property.

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