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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...

School Bus Dash Lamps—Why They Turn On & What Turns Them...

There’s plenty of stress driving a school bus route. Seeing a dash lamp suddenly come on while in the middle of a route can...
IC Bus held a technician competition at its booth during the STN EXPO Reno in July 2019. (Photo by Taylor Hannon.)

In Search of People Power

Of the fleet managers who were polled for this month’s issue, 82 percent self-ranked their maintenance operations as good or excellent. In addition, about...

Garage Stars for 2019 Announced

Earlier this year, School Transportation News called for nominations of outstanding fleet management professionals as candidates for profiles in the August fleet management issue. STN...
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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...

Challenges, Opportunities in the Ever-Changing School Bus Garage

The increasing complexity of transportation has made the automotive technician one of the most technically demanding occupations, as well as one of the most...
Navistar logo over grille of IC Bus

Navistar, Technical Schools Address Garage Shortage

Amid a growing school bus and truck driver shortage nationwide, transportation garages are also suffering from a lack of skilled workers. Navistar announced a...
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Navistar Announces Champions of the 2018 Technician Rodeo

LISLE, Ill. — Symbolizing Navistar’s commitment to customer uptime, technicians from Florida, West Virginia and Arizona took home first place in the three categories...

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...