Out of more than 12,000 school buses inspected by the state’s Highway Patrol this year, 10,888 are found to have no defects. Others require repairs.
The ShopPRO CAJ-25, a 25-ton commercial vehicle axle jack, offers 50,000 pounds of capacity, and has a compact field-ready design and starting height of 8 inches.
ContiConnect uses the Internet of Things to help enhance tire maintenance.
To receive the honor from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence, 75% of the service technicians at a location must be certified by the institute.
The 2018 Don Carnahan Memorial Grant will provide up to $50,000 worth of Zonar hardware for NSTA members.
The OEM cites lower upfront costs and maintenance savings as key factors in the growing sales of its Vision Gasoline bus.
The heavy duty vehicle lift supplier’s new series of fork adapters are designed to increase the versatility, utility, and performance of its mobile column lifts.
Dennis Rodgers, who worked as a mechanic and occasional driver for a contractor that serves Alton School District #11, reflects on changes he saw throughout his career.
The new 8203L Long-Handled Three-Piece Pry Bar Set includes pry bars in multiple lengths to provide technicians with the best fit for their everyday to heavy-duty jobs.
A dashboard that reflects tire maintenance savings, heavy-duty tire changers, and an oil change system that speeds up the process are just some of the latest products designed to boost savings and uptime.
Working as a team, a shop in an Ohio district’s transportation department reduces regeneration incidents by about 80%, and shares the solution with other technicians.
With a rash of blazes in recent months — one fatal — pupil transportation officials boost inspection and replacement of older buses. Evacuation drills and fire suppression also come into focus.
Some school districts are seeing significant drops in DPF-related maintenance issues after using the "Stay Warm" feature for Cummins diesel engines.