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High Resistance to Low Rolling Resistant Tires

Low rolling resistant tires, or LRRTs, were first developed for the over-the-road trucking industry in response to increased federal scrutiny over corporate average fuel...

The Wheels on the Bus Go Round and … Oops

For the second, make it third time this school year, wheels have fallen off a moving school bus, reports ABC Action News in Tampa...

Zonar Integrates Continental’s ContiPressureCheck to Maximize Tire Safety

SEATTLE — Zonar, the leader in smart fleet management technology, today announced the initial integration of Continental’s ContiPressureCheck, a system designed to measure tire...

First Student, Bridgestone Sign 5-Year $110M Supply Deal

One of the largest international transportation providers joined forces with the world's largest tire and rubber good manufacturer when FirstGroup plc, the UK-based parent...

Tire Price Hikes Hit Commercial Vehicle Industry

It was bound to happen sooner or later. The five-year ride of stable tire prices is officially over. So announced the major commercial tire manufacturers...

Bandag Marks 60th Anniversary with Launch of Built for Better

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bandag, a business of Bridgestone Americas, Inc. dedicated to the research, development and manufacturing of premium retreaded tires, is marking its 60th anniversary...
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April 2017

The school bus industry continues to push the importance of WC18 and WC19 standards to provide complete securement safety to students transported in wheelchairs....

Feds Aim to Reduce Fuel Consumption With Low Rolling Resistance Tires

Many school districts apparently have yet to catch on to low rolling resistance tires, or LRRTs, in order to comply with a pending federal...

286 Miles of Tribal Road Gets a Facelift

PAGE, Ariz. – Most Navajo school bus routes in Arizona’s Coconino County are getting easier to navigate these days thanks to income from a...

Thomas Built Buses Announce New Tire Pressure Monitoring Technology

RICHMOND, Va. – Nov. 10, 2015 – Thomas Built Buses, along with Valor and Pana-Pacific, have announced a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) as...

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...