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A participant inspects a tire during the 2015 America’s Best School Bus Inspection Skills & Training Competition in Kansas City. Photo By Mike Bullman.

Seasons Change but Importance of Proper Tire Choice, Maintenance Remains

It’s the start of summer, but school buses continue to make runs across the nation. That means maintaining tire maintenance and selection should be...
Joe Scesny made a convincing case for why most school bus fires occur. (Photo by David George.)

STN EXPO Indy Session Links School Bus Fires with Improper Maintenance

INDIANAPOLIS — Industry experts Marshall Casey and Joe Scesny used the inaugural STN EXPO Indy to dive into some of the persistent and most...

School Buses Among Victims of Arctic Conditions Blasting Midwest

Conditions in the Midwest are so bad this week, that even the U.S. Postal Service begged for mercy from the frozen arctic conditions, and...

STN Survey: Districts Deal With Higher School Bus Tire Prices

Rising prices for new tires are a concern for district school bus operations, but the prices and need for new tires fluctuate, based on...

New Jersey Driver Acts Fast in School Bus Fire, Saving 10 Students

Cooperation between a New Jersey school bus driver and bus garage mechanic enabled 10 students to escape uninjured from their bus before flames engulfed...
An overturned Delaware school bus.

Delaware School Bus Slams into Ditch & Overturns

In what could have been a far more serious crash, two high school students were lucky to escape with only minor injuries from a...
Automotive Lift Institute, Inc.

Counterfeit Bus Lift Inspection Labels Discovered in N.Y.

This morning, the Automotive Lift Institute, Inc. (ALI), announced that counterfeit bus lift inspection labels dating back to 2016 have been discovered in various parts...
YouTube/RSU 16 bus security video

Maine Vandals Slash School Bus Tires, Classes Canceled

An estimated $14,000 or more in tire damage hit all of the 22 school buses that were parked in a Poland, Maine school district...

NYS Bus Distributors Assn. Releases Recommendations for N.Y.’s VW Settlement Funds

NEW YORK, N.Y. — The New York State Bus Distributors Association (NYSBDA) is recommending that New York state use some of its Volkswagen Clean Air...

Career Advancement Advice Awaits Maintenance Pros at STN EXPO

There are plenty of reasons for student transporters to attend the STN EXPO in Reno, Nevada, each summer, and this year is no different. ...

November 2019

Greg Jackson of Jefferson County Schools poses with a Blue Bird School Bus
Meet our 2019 Transportation Director of the Year, Greg Jackson, from Jefferson County Schools in Colorado. This...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information...