Joseph Marek became the 19th Durham School Services employee to become an ASE Master Technician, parent company National Express Corporation announced. The news comes amid a renewed push nationwide to increase the number of these school bus maintenance experts throughout the industry.
Santa Monica is world renowned for its beaches and the celebrities who frequent them. The city has long served as home to some of the most powerful players in Hollywood and is a world-class tourist destination. Yet, like other towns and counties across the U.S., it has its own challenges when it comes to transporting students to and from school.
Madison, Ind. – Rotary Lift customers know they can turn to Rotary Authorized Installers (RAIs) for vehicle lift installations, service and warranties. Soon, lift owners across the country will also be able to rely on RAIs for professional lift inspections, as Rotary Lift now requires each RAI company to have at least one Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Certified Lift Inspector on staff.
Tens of thousands of females nationwide are school bus drivers, routers, dispatchers, trainers, supervisors and directors. But few work in the garage. For the past 30 years, Aneliese Hessekiel has helped grease the wheels of student transportation in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley.
A new law enacted last month reversed a previous requirement that Wisconsin school bus companies retrofit older buses to meet current state standards for exterior lights.
The National Association for State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) posted several online resources discussed last month during a Bus Safety Roundtable sponsored by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.