Product Highlights

Posted on August 1, 2006

LED light serves multiple purposes
The Surface-Mount LED Combination License Plate and Stop/Tail/Turn Light is a 4-inch round light that uses a sonic welded lens to prevent moisture, dirt and dust from penetrating the light. The black housing has a clear lens opening at the bottom of the light and uses white LEDs to shine down and illuminate a license plate or bus number. A thick gasket is provided to prevent water from getting into unwanted places in the bus.


SoundOff Signal


New book provides dozens of ways to find and keep good bus drivers
Transportation consultant Jack Burkert provides proven strategies to solve driver shortages in his book, 60 Ways to Improve Driver Recruitment and Retention. The 50-page book explains how fleet managers can find and keep good drivers by offering them careers, not just jobs.


Bobit Business Media


Fleet software displays versatility in bus shop
Transfinder fm provides Windows-based parts inventory, work order, shop staff scheduling and garage expense analysis. It can either be run stand-alone or integrated with the Transfinder Pro routing system or with routing software from many other vendors. The software tracks parts information, location and inventory.




Kit contains assortment of connectors, receptacles
The Electrical Connector Assembly Kit contains an assortment of connector bodies, receptacles, plug assemblies, housings, terminals, seals and locks organized in a metal case.


Red Dot Corp.


Add-on restraint system doesn’t require lap belts
The STAR Plus add-on restraint system fits children weighing from 25 to 90 pounds and up to 47 inches in height. The restraint fits current high- and low-back seats. No lap belts are required with the system, which meets FMVSS requirements. The restraint is compatible with both seat belt-ready and non-seat belt-ready seats.




Cables come insulated and tangle free
These new twin tangle-free booster cables feature flexible, dual-bonded construction and are made with copper conductors. The clamps and cables are fully insulated and color-coded for polarity identification. The clamps provide easy attachment to top- or side-terminal batteries. The cables are available in four lengths and two wire sizes.


Waytek Inc.


Cloud point analyzer assists with blending
This portable cloud point analyzer, CPA-T30, provides accurate information on the cold-flow operability of diesel fuels, biodiesels and heating oils. The unit features an indicator that tells whether any preventive measure is needed to avoid cold-flow problems, a guide to blend No. 1 and 2 fuels to meet weather requirements and a guide to optimize the use of cold-flow additives.


Phase Technology


Portable system for nitrogen inflation
The MTS12 nitrogen inflation system is ideal for trucks servicing bus fleets. The system offers a flow rate of 12 cubic feet per minute with no operator attention required. Dry nitrogen gas maintains tire pressure longer than air and eliminates rim corrosion and stem clogging.


Parker Hannifin Corp.


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