Friday, March 31, 2023


2021 Garage Stars Announced: Recognizing Shop Standouts

Earlier this year, School Transportation News called for nominations of outstanding fleet management professionals as candidates to be profiled in the August fleet management issue.  STN received...
Ray Manolo works on a school bus. He discussed green bus maintenance at a summit on April 22, 2021. (Image courtesy of Twin Rivers Unified School District.)

Maintenance Experts Talk Green School Bus Training Needs at Summit

A long-held misconception among maintenance personal is that switching to electric school buses will require less work and ultimately fewer technicians to do the...
School bus technicians participated in classroom and hands-on training at the Cummins Service Training School held during the 2019 STN EXPO Indianapolis.

Cummins Webinar Tackles School Bus Engine Maintenance

The latest Cummins webinar featured advice and tips on how to best maintain and service diesel and CNG school bus engines. Technical Support Managers...
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...

March 2023

In this month's issue, our cover story dives into the details of using student rider data to accurately track...

Buyer’s Guide 2023

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


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