SynTec's S3C Convertible seat can be converted to a lap-shoulder-belt seat (pictured) or an integrated child seat.
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SynTec Offers Seat Exchange Program

Thomas Built dealers who have equipped their stock buses with SynTec’s S3C Convertible seat can make last-minute seat changes to tailor the bus to customer specs.

Gary Plumton will be responsible for all aspects of the marketing and sales of Lion products in the U.S.
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Lion Bus names new vice president of sales

Gary Plumton will be responsible for all aspects of the marketing and sales of Lion products in the U.S. For the past five years, he has been the director of sales for school bus seating manufacturer SafeGuard.

Product

Seat foam, covers

TRP’s individually packaged bus seat covers and foam come in packages of three to five, reducing or eliminating additional freight costs, and ensuring the covers are clean and ready to install, company officials said.

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School bus seats slashed at North Carolina district

Nearly 400 seats were cut on 17 school buses, causing about $50,000 of damage. Seats on only one of the buses could be temporarily repaired for the morning route, and the other 16 buses were replaced by spares.

HSM's seats traveled from the supplier’s New Washington, Ohio, manufacturing plant to the Lion Bus facility in Quebec, Canada, where they were installed in new school buses before going full circle and getting shipped back to Ohio, to Bedford City School District.
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HSM equips Lion buses with seating

The seats traveled from the supplier’s New Washington, Ohio, manufacturing plant to the Lion Bus facility in Quebec, Canada, where they were installed in new school buses before going full circle and getting shipped back to Ohio. Bedford City Schools is the first Ohio district to add buses from Lion Bus to its existing fleet.

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6 Tips for School Bus Seat Cover Care and Replacement

Regular cleaning and inspections of school bus seat covers can increase their life expectancy while easing tight budgets and helping to ensure children’s safety. Here’s guidance on how to maintain the seat covers — and when they should be replaced.

Among changes to Iowa's school transportation equipment specs is a requirement for remote-controlled mirrors. Photo by John Horton
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Iowa updates school bus spec rules

Among changes to the state's school transportation equipment specs are requirements for remote-controlled mirrors, fluorescent seat belts for drivers, and fire block upholstery in all seating positions. Lap belts are no longer allowed on new school buses in Iowa, except for use with child seats.

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