The tool uses hydraulic force to assist technicians when changing king pins and brake anchor pins on heavy-duty vehicles.
TORRANCE, Calif. — On Monday, SCHOOL BUS FLEET parent company Bobit Business Media held its annual awards ceremony honoring achievements in its editorial, graphics, sales, support services and Web departments. SBF Associate Editor Kelly Roher won the prize for Best Feature for her article, “Tackling School Bus Bullying,” which was featured in the November 2007 issue.
In preparing the article, Roher spoke with pupil transportation professionals, behavior specialists, representatives from non-profit organizations and other experts in order to discover specific solutions to address the pervasive problem of bullying among students on the bus.
Roher’s award represents the second consecutive year that SBF has won the Best Feature award at Bobit. Executive Editor Thomas McMahon’s article, “Bus Empty?: Solving the Stranded-Pupil Problem,” from the August 2006 issue, won the award last year.
An animated version of a trainer for San Antonio (Texas) Independent School District explains the rules for safely riding the school bus to students.
According to the Virginia DOE, as many as 4,000 buses may be missing the state-required device, which prevents the parking brake from accidentally disengaging.
A New Jersey superintendent’s call to fire Gaye Kish for using her phone, having a friend board her bus, and taking a bathroom break during her route is rejected by the board of education. Kish cites a medical condition as the reason for taking the break.
After a loaded logging truck failed to stop for a school bus in Alberta, the local transportation director took a powerful message to the mill’s contracted drivers.
With the upgraded buses, Eugene School District is bolstering safety, saving money, and providing a comfortable ride for students on activity trips. An alarming crash sealed the district’s shift away from motorcoaches.
Blue Bird Corp. and HSM’s convertible NextGen seat allows the customer to change the seat back frame to have three-point belts or child restraints without having to purchase new seats.
The agency launches a project to learn more about the decision-making process on whether to implement two-point or three-point belts.
Matthews Bus Alliance of Orlando, Florida, is the latest dealer to become certified in the collaborative effort between the school bus manufacturer and its dealers.
The interactive tool from the Propane Education & Research Council shows how many propane school buses are in operation in each state.
The transportation team at Selah (Wash.) School District delivers a zany tribute to the yellow bus in this spoof of a Sir Mix-a-Lot hit.
The school bus contractor marks its 20th anniversary while taking the spotlight as the Nasdaq Stock Market closes on Wednesday.
The school bus contractor is using an analytics platform from ByteCurve to enhance data analysis at its operations.
Know a contractor who deserves recognition for his or her efforts? We’re accepting nominations for School Bus Fleet’s 2017 Contractor of the Year award.
After 33 years of service to Columbus City Schools, Steve Simmons will officially retire on May 31.