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A participant inspects a tire during the 2015 America’s Best School Bus Inspection Skills & Training Competition in Kansas City. Photo By Mike Bullman.

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...

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 USA. Kris...

October 2019

Ariel Rodriguez stands with an IC Bus.
Meet our 2019 Rising Superstars in this month’s issue. Then read about the growing popularity of seatbelts,...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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