The Virginia-based dealer marks its 50th anniversary with a new service center that features bus maintenance facilities with 12 full-size service bays, parts warehousing, and a body repair shop.
Locations in New York, Ohio, Illinois, Connecticut, Kansas, and Wisconsin receive the certification.
The new school buses will also run on propane and will include onboard video surveillance and GPS.
The 160,000 square-foot facility in Washington stocks TRP parts for all makes of buses, in addition to trucks and trailers.
Wayne Township’s new propane-powered Blue Bird buses are funded in part by a $45,000 grant from the Indiana Office of Energy Development.
Compatibility between the suppliers’ systems gives Synovia users camera views and video recording options from Safety Vision, and Safety Vision users fleet management features from Synovia.
The Petro Vend 100 (PV100) is a stand-alone, pedestal-mounted fuel control system that is designed for use by small or mid-size fleet operators that require one- or two-hose control at their unattended fueling sites.
The competition is open to any kind of photo related to school transportation. Three winners will receive a $100 cash prize.
INLINE 7, a wired and wireless datalink adapter, offers Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless connectivity while also providing traditional wired functionality via USB.
The ThermoCall app now offers drivers the convenience of preheating their engine from a mobile phone, which can reduce idling and extend engine life, company officials said.
Elk Grove’s transportation department adds alt-fuel buses, boosts field trip service, and works to attract more drivers as the district prepares to build more schools.
Two Missouri teenagers have been charged for allegedly vandalizing 18 school buses. The district's mechanics were able to get the buses repaired and running again within a day.
The biennial event will be held April 16 to 21 in Winnipeg. Sessions will cover such topics as Canadian standards, special needs, and alternative fuels.
FleetLine shocks are designed as a direct replacement for commercial OE shocks, and are built to meet or exceed OE specifications and quality standards.
The EPA funds will go toward replacing two of Rocky River City School District’s older buses. Meanwhile, Head Mechanic Eric Wrath earns a statewide honor.