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Tire Cost Management and Dealer Relationship Tips

Tires are the third highest school bus maintenance expense category. Regardless of your fleet size, it is one of today’s challenging operational budget issues. Tire...

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...

STN Survey: Districts Deal With Higher School Bus Tire Prices

Rising prices for new tires are a concern for district school bus operations, but the prices and need for new tires fluctuate, based on...

Bridgestone Americas Hiking Prices Feb. 1

Below is a Bridgestone Americas tire operations statement that was released about price increases that are scheduled for Firestone Truck and bus tires that...

Custom Colored Loose Wheel Nut Indicators Debut

IRVINE, Calif. — Wheel-Checks debuted today new custom colored loose wheel nut indicators that can quickly identify a loose wheel nut with a simple...

Cooper Tire & Rubber Names Chris Eperjesy as Sr. VP/CFO

FINDLAY, Ohio — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE: CTB) today announced that Christopher J. Eperjesy will join the company as senior VP/CFO, effective...

Tire Prices to Increase in 2019

Michelin North America has joined other manufacturers in increasing its tire prices to counter-balance the rise in operating costs, plus other market factors. On Nov....

Cooper TBR Tires Selected as Original Equipment on Blue Bird School...

FINDLAY, OHIO — Cooper Tire announced today that its Cooper brand truck and bus radial (TBR) tires have been selected as standard on Blue...

Tire Manufactures Announce Latest Price Increases

President Donald Trump announced on July 10, a new trade policy to increase tariffs by 10 percent for various imports from China, including tires. All...

Bridgestone Issues Voluntary Noncompliance Recall for Certain Commercial Truck Tires

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations and Bridgestone Canada (Bridgestone) collectively are issuing a voluntary noncompliance recall of approximately 2,700 certain all-position, wide-base...

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...