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Cummins offers exclusive hands-on and classroom training on school bus maintenance at the STN EXPO Indianapolis.

Recorded: Free Cummins Webinar Takes Attendees Back to Maintenance School

A free webinar on Aug. 13 provided an overview of specialized school bus maintenance training offered by Cummins at its headquarters in Indiana. The...
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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...

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...

August 2019

August 2019 issue of School Transportation News
Meet the 2019 Garage Stars, read about bell-times, fueling, updating fleets for the new school year and...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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