Safety & Security

New AMF-Bruns Winch System Pulls and Secures Wheelchairs into Vehicles

Hudson, OH, – With boarding and alighting wheelchair falls on the rise, AMF-Bruns of America has developed Easypull - the world’s first fully-integrated winch system that pulls a wheelchair and passenger into a vehicle up a ramp. Attached to the front of the wheelchair, it effortlessly draws the wheelchair inside. Once in place, Easypull’s automatic restraint system secures the wheelchair to the vehicle. 

Safe Fleet Releases a New and Improved Stop Arm Defender Series

BELTON, MO – Specialty Manufacturing, a Safe Fleet brand, is pleased to announce the release of their new and improved Defender Electric Stop Arm for the school bus market. Equipped with a new intelligent drive system, the product offers superior durability and reliability to reduce illegal pass-bys and ensure student safety. The Defender Electric Stop Arm will replace the 7 Series Stop Arm to reduce wind flutter and overall maintenance costs for fleets.

The Importance of School Bus Fire Suppression Systems

Brette Fraley had a curiosity about fire prevention. As executive director of transportation at Kanawha County Schools, West Virgninia’s largest school district, he researched thermal events on his bus fleet and surprisingly found at least four fires incidents in the past five years.

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Securing Difficult Mobility Devices

School Transportation News will be hosting a webinar from Q’Straint and Sure-Lok on March 30 at 10:30 a.m. to discuss the topic of securing mobility devices.