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Making the School Bus Wheels Go Round

The Montgomery County Public School system (MCPS) in Maryland operates approximately 1,350 school buses every year. Its school buses make up the 8th largest...
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Why This Georgia District Chose an In-Ground School Bus Lift

A busy school district can have a lot of lifting needs, from 72-pupil passenger school buses to pickup trucks—and Screven County School System in...
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STN EXPO Indy: School Bus Inspector Training Aims to Reduce Breakdowns

A first-ever workshop to be presented on a national stage in June 2019, will provide details on improving the school bus inspection process, so...
Big crowd at opening session of Tyler Connect 2019.

Atlanta-Area Districts Honored for Implementing School Bus Efficiencies

Two Georgia school districts were honored for excellence in school bus routing and management during the opening day of Tyler Technologies’ national user conference...

Heating System Fails on Calif. School Bus, 8 Children Suffer Minor...

In Lake Isabella, in Kern County, California, a heating system malfunction caused hot radiator fluid to spray inside a school bus that was filled...

Best Practices for Maintaining Your Diesel School Bus Engines

Cummins recognizes the challenges a school bus technician experiences when maintaining school bus engines equipped with diesel particulate filter after-treatments. This list of best...

Total Recall: Managing Fixes to Bus Defects: Focus on Details

Vehicle or equipment recalls can be a rather mundane part of school bus maintenance operations. But media, regulatory and even parental scrutiny over yellow...

‘Lean’ is Operative Word for Today’s & Tomorrow’s School Bus Garages

When Todd Hawkins, senior vice president of maintenance for First Group America, says bus shop operations should be “lean,” he is not talking budget....

February 2019

The school bus garage issue focuses on the ideal shop, mechanic training and combating maintenance issues.  Read the full February 2019 Issue.  Cover Story  Garage Evolution  George Davis...

Choosing School Bus Engines to Reduce Budget & Maintenance Headaches

Many fleets have been eyeing propane-fueled vehicles over the past few years as viable alternatives to their aging diesel-powered buses. Tighter transportation budgets, paired...

June 2019

The nationwide driver shortage, the accountability of school districts and school bus operators, school bus refurbishment and...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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