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Product Highlights
October 1, 2007

Multi-purpose borescope available
The Tracerline TP-9350 COBRA is a borescope that can be used to inspect and leak-check numerous applica...

Best Practices in Parts Procurement
October 1, 2007

Thanks to the Internet, consumers can buy virtually anything from the comfort of their desks with a few mouse clicks and keystrokes; no human interact...

Technicians, inspectors showcase ‘America’s Best’ skills
October 1, 2007

PEORIA, Ill. — School bus technicians and inspectors put their expertise on display in the fourth annual “America’s Best” competition.

This year’s...

Flooring Takes Steps in the Right Direction
August 1, 2007

School bus flooring and steps take a beating every day, so they need to be rugged and easy to clean while providing secure footing for passengers and ...

Product Highlights
August 1, 2007

Switch increases bus security
The 58336 Locking Rocker Switch is a weather-resistant device that automatically locks in the off position...

Software Keeps Fleets Running Smoothly
June 1, 2007

If you ask individuals in school bus maintenance staffs, many of them will say that fleet maintenance software has made their job much easier. These p...

Product Highlights
June 1, 2007

Anti-theft device addresses emergency needs
The Ignition Security System allows bus drivers to address emergency situations while preventi...

Product Highlights
April 1, 2007

PTSI releases 2007 Resource Catalog
The 2007 edition of the Pupil Transportation Safety Institute’s (PTSI) “Resource Catalog” features a p...

Air-conditioning compressor could make a ‘big splash’
April 1, 2007

A new development in air-conditioning technology could lead to significant savings for school bus operations.

Will Nitrogen Fill Cost-Saving Expectations?
April 1, 2007

Texas school district anticipates big savings in fuel consumption and tire maintenance in switching its tires from air to nitrogen.

How Bus Builders Have Integrated 2007 Engine Technology
April 1, 2007

Lower-emission diesel engines and new aftertreatment devices have forced school bus manufacturers to modify their product designs.

Top 10 Maintenance Programs for 2007
April 1, 2007

In our sixth installment of the series, we again shine the spotlight on some of North America’s premier pupil transportation shops. This year’s Top 10 includes dozens of dedicated school bus technicians who have sharpened their skills and embraced advances in repair technology.

Airing more than tires
April 1, 2007

If you’re running a fleet of school buses, it’s a good bet that you need more money in your budget for your maintenance program.

Don't miss this hot spot
April 1, 2007

You’ll note that most of this issue is devoted to the bus garage, which makes sense since this is our maintenance issue. In pupil transportation, however, maintenance isn’t simply about engines, wrenches and oil-change intervals; it’s about safety.

Washing Systems Meet Many Needs
March 1, 2007

Investing in a school bus washing system can be a stressful task, but with a little background knowledge of the systems available, solutions are certa...

Reliability engineering can reduce shop costs
March 1, 2007

Reliability engineering is a discipline based on the use of data and averages to make predictions about unit and system failures.

Specialty Mfg. merges with transit supplier
March 1, 2007

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Specialty Manufacturing Inc. and Pretoria Transit Interiors completed a transaction that combines the two bus component suppliers.

Ford diesel chassis put on hold
March 1, 2007

Citing a contractual dispute with one of its engine suppliers, Ford Motor Co. stopped taking orders on Feb. 7 for its 2007 model year E-350 and E-450 chassis with 6.0-liter diesel engines. These chassis are used as platforms for Type A school buses.

The Next Shortage Could Be In Your Shop
February 1, 2007

At many pupil transportation operations, bus drivers are the hardest to find and keep. But many other transportation programs are beset with a shortag...

Staying Out of Harm's Way
February 1, 2007

Road salts prompt Monroe-Woodbury Central School District to relocate air-conditioning condensers to the roof.

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