With temperatures as low as minus 30, Howard-Winneshiek CSD says its propane buses warm up in a few minutes.
A new 1,200-gallon diesel exhaust fluid system enables Maconaquah School Corp. to improve access for drivers while saving money on the fluid by buying in bulk.
Diesel Monster Anti-Gel has been formulated to protect against waxing and gelling, and to eliminate water to provide protection in cold weather.
Saint Paul Public Schools and the city's mayor apologize for school bus delays that left hundreds of students stranded for several hours.
The Massachusetts school bus is shown on video sliding backward, hitting a mailbox, and coming to rest after hitting a car. No one was hurt.
Carpinteria Unified School District bus drivers transport critical personnel for their district and the area, traversing a wet, muddy section of Highway 101.
The Massachusetts drivers are instructed to drive their routes and advise students of a school start delay when some buses fail to run in the cold.
With arctic temperatures gripping much of the country and the long-term forecast calling for ice and snow, First Student is sharing winter safety tips for parents, students, and drivers.
The new Blue Bird Vision Propane bus is expected to lower Grace School District’s operating costs while reducing environmental impact.
Huron Perth Student Transportation Services has had nine weather stations installed at its bus operators’ facilities, which has helped in making more informed decisions on bus service and school closures.
With arctic temperatures gripping much of the country and the long-term forecast calling for ice and snow, the company is offering winter driving safety tips for students, parents and drivers.
According to PERC's Michael Taylor, propane does not require additional fluids, engine block heaters or preventive measures to be taken even on the coldest days of winter. Propane buses crank reliably, warm up quickly and provide consistent heat throughout the passenger compartment, he says.
In addition to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, Hammond Transportation points to lower maintenance costs as one of its reasons for buying propane buses.