Maintenance

On Top in Texas

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Ariel Rodriguez and Thomas Hilbig will vie for the title of America’s Best Inspector and America’s Best Technician in Greenville, S.C., later this year after earning top spots in the Texas Technician and Inspector’s Roadeo this past weekend.

Maintaining Tire Pressure Saves Lives, Money

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Safety experts and tire industry representatives are reminding all motorists that safety, fuel savings and the environment are literally riding on tires as they recognize National Tire Safety Week.

Unsafe Motorcoaches Found Illegally Still in Service

A Government Accountability Office report released last month found that 20 motorcoach companies that had previously been placed out of service over the last two years due to safety violations had returned to the marketplace illegally under different company names.

How To: Maintaining Wheelchair Lifts

Providing regular maintenance on wheelchair lifts is vital in optimizing the performance and safety of students who rely on the lift in addition to maximizing the life of the unit. So we turned to Ricon to show us how (see the photos in the February 2009 issue).