Maintenance

NAPT names ‘America’s Best’

Posted on September 29, 2009

GREENVILLE, S.C. — On Friday, the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) named the winners of its 2009 “America’s Best Technician” and “America’s Best Inspector” school bus maintenance competitions.

David Smith from Ohio won the technician title, and Nikolas Warejcka from Colorado took home the top prize in the inspector competition.

Tire manufacturer Michelin North America hosted the national gathering at its sales training center in Greenville.

To qualify as America’s Best technician and inspector, competitors were scored on both written examinations and multiple hands-on components. The exam covered technical aspects of various school bus components, including electrical systems, brakes, engines, suspensions, drive trains and body systems. The examination was prepared and administered by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.

Each year, the America’s Best competition is hosted by a different company involved in the school transportation industry. For more information, visit www.americasbesttech.org.

 

 

 

 

Related Topics: NAPT

Comments ( 0 )
More Stories
Product

Bolt-Hold Anchors

BoltHold special-purpose anchors are designed to be an economical and reliable way to attach structures directly to asphalt at a fraction of the cost of concrete replacement.

Video

VIDEO: BusWise Efficiency Features

BusWise Technologies for Thomas Built Buses' Saf-T-Liner C2 school bus offers features that can help in boosting efficiency, such as tracking location, speed, and fuel consumption.

BusWest will distribute, service, and install Fogmaker fire suppression systems, seen here on a school bus.
News

BusWest to Offer Fogmaker Fire Suppression

The school bus dealer, which has facilities in California and Nevada, will serve as a distributor, service provider, and installer of Fogmaker North America’s systems.

Product

Video, Telematics System

SmartDrive video gives bus drivers and managers insight and analysis designed to help save fuel, reduce maintenance expenses, and improve driver behavior.

Product

Suspension Systems

CLASS suspension systems for buses are designed to provide a smoother and safer ride for passengers.

Product

Diamond File Set

The 8-inch industrial Diamond File Set is designed to cut faster, smoother, and cleaner for a better finish. 

Be the First to Know

Get the latest news and most popular articles from SBF delivered straight to your inbox. Stay on top of the school bus industry and don't miss a thing!