Wednesday, November 24, 2021


Joe Speelman of Western Idaho Freightliner in Napa, Idaho, won the vehicle category at DTNA’s Technician Skills Competition 2019.

Daimler Trucks North America Announces Winners of Annual Skills Competition

Daimler Trucks North America, LLC. (DTNA), the parent company of school bus manufacturer Thomas Built Buses, recently announced the winners of its 2019 Technician...
IC bus held its 12th annual IC Bus University Training Session at its manufacturing plant in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

IC Bus Holds Annual Training with Record Number of Participants

Earlier this month, Navistar International Corporation’s IC Bus hosted the 12th annual IC Bus University Training Session, which reportedly featured record-breaking attendance. The training...
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...

November 2021

This issue of School Transportation News features the STN Transportation Director of the Year, Kayne Smith, as well as...

Buyer’s Guide 2021

Find the latest vehicle production data and budget reports, industry trends, and contact information for state, national and federal...


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