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.
Organizers of the America’s Best School Bus Technician and School Bus Inspector Training and Skills Competition said between 28 and 30 states are expected to compete for the national crowns this fall, the most participants ever.
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.
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).