Technicians and state patrol inspectors agree that clear communication and routine maintenance lower the rate of violations cited during safety inspections.
Note: An earlier version of this story, based on a press release, stated that two of Durham School Services' locations received perfect fleet inspection scores. Although the Ottumwa, Iowa, location received no out-of-service deficiencies, three 30-day cosmetic issues were found.
As troopers inspect buses in the six-county Putnamville region, one school district passes with a 100% initial approval rating.
Fleetio Go is designed to give fleet operations team members instant access to information to collaborate on inspections, maintenance, and other fleet management tasks.
The 2016 Don Carnahan Memorial Grant Program will provide up to $50,000 to contractors for school bus technology hardware.
School districts can apply for up to $50,000 in Zonar school bus technology hardware in the 2016 NAPT/Don Carnahan Memorial Grant program.
The California Association of School Transportation Officials stressed how critical student transportation professionals are to the state in its annual conference in San Diego.
The DVD is designed for drivers preparing for the test to earn a CDL. It shows the pre-trip inspection process and is broken down into several chapters.
Functions of the FCAR F3SN scan tool include reading and clearing diagnostic trouble codes, reading system information and performing special action tests.
NSTA members Sunrise Transportation and Minnesota Coaches get up to $50,000 each for Zonar fleet management hardware as recipients of the Don Carnahan Memorial Grant.
Ian McKerlich will be responsible for driving the transportation technology supplier’s corporate strategy and product delivery.
The bus was stopped in front of a high school in Tennessee when both of the back wheels and axle broke away, but no students were hurt. The bolt that connects the vehicle springs was broken, authorities say.
State police completed 15,987 safety inspections during the 2014-15 school year, as well as an additional 730 re-inspections of buses that failed the initial inspection, officials said.