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Zonar bolsters Washington state school bus inspections
October 13, 2009
Inspections are now done electronically and stored in a database, allowing the Washington State Patrol and Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction to query the data and develop targeted training programs in response to maintenance problems....
Guard Your Buses Against Corrosion
September 1, 2009

A chemical now being applied to roads can cause expensive damage to buses over time. Bolster vehicle safety and service life by conducting corrosion inspections and choosing the right protective products.

Virginia district urges state to update bus inspection regulations
August 11, 2009
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — School bus inspections could be less physically demanding for bus drivers statewide by next spring.

The state Department ...

Safety programs can’t go unfunded
August 1, 2009

The school bus fleet at Traverse City Area Public Schools is in top shape. It has passed Michigan’s state inspections at 100 percent for the ...

Nearly 90% of Missouri school buses pass inspections
June 16, 2009
The Missouri State Highway Patrol inspected 12,333 school buses across the state this spring, approving 88.5 percent of the vehicles, rejecting 9.3 p...
Michigan completes inspection of school buses statewide
October 16, 2008
Vehicle safety inspectors with the Michigan State Police (MSP) Traffic Safety division have completed their annual, 198-point safety inspection of all public and private school bus fleets statewide.
New Jersey inspectors ensure school buses are safe for travel
September 18, 2008
Sharon Harrington, chief administrator of the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC), recently joined its School Bus Inspection Unit during a scheduled inspection of the Jackson Township Board of Education’s fleet.
Ontario school buses excel in ‘safety blitz’
April 17, 2008
TORONTO — In a two-week “safety blitz” last month, 94 percent of Ontario’s school buses met or exceeded provincial safety standards.

The On...

Michigan school buses improve rating
November 1, 2006

Nearly nine of 10 school buses passed comprehensive inspections by the Michigan State Police’s Motor Carrier Division during the 2005-06 school year.

Search begins for next 'America's Best'
February 1, 2006

ALBANY, N.Y. — The National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) has again sent out the call to find “America’s Best” school bus maintenance and inspection professionals.

Great Fleets Across America (Part III)
October 1, 2005

Safe, Efficient Routes Lead to Excellence

Jefferson County Schools
Birmingham, Ala.

Self-sufficiency has its merits. A t...

SBF's Top 10 Maintenance Programs for 2004
April 1, 2004

Building character, repairing buses

Cleveland Municipal School District
Cleveland

How and When to Buy a Used School Bus
June 1, 2003

When it comes to purchasing a used school bus, you may already know a lot more than you think about making the right choice.

Executives seasoned i...

SBF's Top 10 North American Maintenance Programs for 2003
April 1, 2003

School bus maintenance workers often are the unsung heroes of transportation departments. In our second annual edition of the top 10 maintenance pro...

N.Y. Inspection System Creates Operator Profiles
April 1, 1998

BUSNET has improved safety and reduced a torrent of paper to a manageable information stream.

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