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Total Recall: Managing Fixes to Bus Defects Requires Attention to Detail

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...

New Developments: The Business of School Bus Parts, Tires & Inventory

Maintaining a safe—and efficient—operation are the primary goals of any school bus fleet. To attain these goals, top-level transportation operators focus on maximizing vehicle...

Stertil-Koni Unveils Christmas Video That Takes Santa and Vehicle Lifts to...

STEVENSVILLE, Md. — Jolly Old St. Nicholas has taken on a new assignment this holiday season, courtesy of heavy-duty vehicle lift leader Stertil- Koni...

Bendix Tech Tips: Bumper-to-Bumper Winter Preparation

ELYRIA, Ohio — Technically, no – winter’s not here yet. But in the practical sense, the season’s dropping temperatures, snow, and ice are already...

Stertil-Koni High Lift Wheel Dolly Boosts Safety, Performance in Maintenance Shops

STEVENSVILLE, Md. — Confronted with growing requirements for added safety and performance in heavy-duty vehicle maintenance facilities, one relatively low tech solution is emerging...

Durham School Services Earns ASE Blue Seal Recognition

SAVANNAH, Tenn. — Durham School Services, a leading provider of student transportation, earned recognition from the prestigious Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Blue Seal Program. “Every...

STN EXPO Indianapolis Attendee Registration is Now Open

The clock starts now to secure $200 in savings on the standard rate for the inaugural STN EXPO Indianapolis, which is scheduled for June...

February 2019

The school bus garage issue focuses on the ideal shop, mechanic training and combating maintenance issues.  Read the...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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