Winter may seem like a long time away now right now, but Fall is right around the corner. That means it’s time to start getting vehicles ready for the cold weather ahead. This article serves as a checklist for bus fleet operators to prepared for cold conditions.
IC Bus is excited to be the first school bus original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to make electronic stability control and collision mitigation standard on all IC Bus® models with air brakes. Electronic stability control will be available for buses with hydraulic brakes in the spring of 2019. Additionally, electronic stability control and collision mitigation will be available for propane and gasoline buses with air brakes in the spring of 2019.
Loretta Depew is awarded nearly $97,000. She was fired for leaving a student on her bus, but she asserted that a male driver was only suspended for the same infraction.
Jefferson County Public Schools will assign the new monitors to buses that must stop at a depot during a route, or that transport a large number of students for long periods of time.
Mary Bennette-Browing of Virginia asks her homeowner’s association to reconsider a request to allow a school bus to drive into the private community to pick up her two children, who have special needs.
RouteHub can be used to communicate, store, and manage a school district's routing information.
The PowerPro Extreme 5 is designed to provide high-torque, high-efficiency starting power for 6- to 10-liter engines in school buses and other applications.
The school bus contractor will operate transportation services for the Ventura County Office of Education.
The move modifies a previous plan for a 1-mile-radius “no-transportation zone” around the school, within which students would not have received school bus service.
Aviation veteran Bruce Landsberg starts his term as a board member and vice chairman for the safety agency.
The routing software developer will help Houston ISD deal with a driver shortage with hub locations for drop-offs and pickups, ensuring students only ride on their assigned routes, and creating a two-tiered service pattern.
Joel Landry of Western Canada Bus is named grand champion of the inaugural competition, in which dealer professionals show off their selling skills.
The manufacturer, which has a new commercial bus product, will provide 400 paratransit buses for New York City Transit.
An unlicensed Pennsylvania motorist will serve up to 20 years after he was convicted in the crash, which injured a school bus driver and 14 students.
Throughout August, the statewide “Flashing Red. Kids Ahead” initiative will promote the need for motorists to stop for school buses.
Forrest Fields joins the climate system supplier with more than 25 years in the commercial and school bus transportation industry.
The Streetsboro City Schools board approves a new pay rate of $14.50 per hour for sub drivers, up from $13.91.