For many decades, Thomas Built Buses' bread and butter has been yellow school buses, but the business began as a manufacturer of another utilitarian form of transportation: streetcars.

How Perley A. Thomas Built a School Bus Dynasty

Past and current leaders of Thomas Built Buses discuss how play-inspiring streetcars, family legacies, and a timely switch to yellow bus manufacturing all figure in to the company’s compelling history.

After a voluntary TSA assessment, Suffolk Transportation Service made a major property investment and installed lighting, fencing, barbed wire, and security cameras, so it could park its buses onsite every evening.

Assessments, Investments Bolster School Bus Facility Security

Free facility assessments and training from the TransportationSecurity Administration, investing in secured onsite parking, andhiring a safety officer to implement facility enhancementsare some measures being taken to help employees stay safe on the job.

All Stertil-Koni heavy-duty vehicle lifts include independent mechanical locking systems that can be heard locking in place.

11 Steps to Optimize Vehicle Lift Safety

Buying ALI-certified lifts and following ALI guidance and training, as well as daily lift checks and annual inspections, are critical to shop safety, experts say. Suppliers offer visibility-enhancing, self-locking and wireless features to further increase safety.

Be the First to Know

Get the latest news and most popular articles from SBF delivered straight to your inbox. Stay on top of the school bus industry and don't miss a thing!