What You Really Want

There’s an old saying in the advertising business: When someone goes into a hardware store to buy a shovel, they don’t really want a shovel. What they really want is a hole.

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Leading the Herd

In the Chinese Calendar, 2015 is the Year of the Sheep, yet engine and vehicle upgrades coming to the industry give customers no reason to be sheepish. And manufacturers are hoping customers will soon line up to test purchase the new offerings.

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August 2014

08STN Digi-CoverSchool bus operators are increasingly faced with stretching budget dollars to purchase today's vehicles, which come with hefty price tags. But new technology on those buses can help student transporters track and recoup those costs over the lifetime of the vehicle, meaning money can actually be saved in the long run.

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.

Rosco and Thomas Built Buses Make 'MOR' of Backup Camera System

School bus drivers have long relied on rearview mirrors, and more recently video cameras, to maximize safety, with some enjoying combination mirror/monitor camera systems. Now, Rosco Inc. has partnered with Thomas Built Buses to install its MOR-Vision on the Saf-T-Liner C2 school bus platform at the assembly line.

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