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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...

NTSB Unveils Sweeping Report on Tire Failure

Following a string of tire-related accidents that killed 12 and injured 42 in Florida, Louisiana, Arizona and California, the National Transportation Safety Board initiated...

Continental to Supply IC Bus with Low Rolling Resistance Tires

The new year will see all IC Bus models equipped with low-rolling resistance tires from Continental Tire as standard equipment. The tires comply with...

September 2019

This technology issue covers onboard tablets, disruptions in the industry, new emerging technology and the industry’s Super...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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