With the state Legislature’s vote, $20.5 million is now available for hundreds of new school buses across the state. Many of the state’s buses are more than 20 years old.
The state directors’ organization releases recommendations on using school buses instead of full-size vans and maintaining safety compliance of school bus components.
The Ogden location achieves a score of 100% on its two Utah Highway Patrol fleet inspections for the second year in a row.
Two Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools buses have caught fire in the past month. Authorities are investigating, and buses of the same type are being re-inspected.
The winners in the school bus maintenance competition hail from Utah and Georgia.
At Atlanta Public Schools, Franklin has led a transportation turnaround that has bolstered bus reliability while boosting staff and public relations.
Josh Ricker and Jim Riley are named VPs for the firm, which provides fleet management solutions for school transportation.
Mechanics at Frederick County (Md.) Public Schools add a School Bus Courtesy Check list for buses coming to the shop to proactively check for and advise drivers of additional issues.
Zonar’s Ground Traffic Control now includes ContiPressureCheck, a system designed to measure tire pressure and send alerts in real time.
Technology used in the SP-10 Solar Pulse Solar Charger Maintainer from PulseTech Products Corp. is designed to return batteries to a like-new state.
The medium-duty diesel engine is expected to boost fuel economy, reliability, and serviceability, according to the manufacturer.
OTC’s new 30-Ton King Pin Pusher Set is designed to assist technicians when changing king pins and brake anchor pins on heavy-duty vehicles.
The new TireVigil Cloud Service offers fleets continuous visibility of their vehicles and tires and the ability to prioritize and schedule service.