Diesel particulate filter (DPF) regeneration is one of the largest pain points for school bus operators and maintenance technicians. There are now solutions in the marketplace to help reduce aftermarket treatment headaches of the past. Here are a few solutions based on various scenarios.
The benefits of becoming certified are pride, higher pay, respect, confidence, increased knowledge and skills, employment opportunities, legal backing by your employer, and less liability for your employer.
The school bus OEM highlights the efficiency, reliability, and reduced emissions of today’s diesel engines.
An introduction to Thomas Built Buses’ first-generation Saf-T-Liner C2 electric bus, Jouley.
Maintaining a workable ratio, making the proper tools and training available, and tracking operation costs are some steps that will help make the process more efficient.
Not only is there a need for more new technicians, but for those who are well-versed in new technologies.
Johnson talks about helping mechanics troubleshoot problems together, working to mitigate a mechanic shortage statewide, and the team effort involved in running the association.
Fleet management software that offers comprehensive diagnostic and repair data, heavy-duty vehicle support stands, and an alternator that can increase service life are just some of the latest products designed to boost shop performance and productivity.
The Steel Diesel Caddy from JohnDow Industries is designed for various heavy-duty applications, including school buses. The caddy is available for use with diesel and biodiesel fuels.
A growing demand for propane buses in recent years has sparked an influx of training programs for maintenance technicians. Here, industry experts share top tips and best practices for maintaining propane school buses.
A transportation director works with a local college on an electric school bus repair program for high school students as the need for technicians to maintain these alt-fuel buses is forecasted to grow significantly.
The T8GD1 series of tube lights from LEDtronics are UL-listed with dual mode capabilities, meaning they can be directly retrofitted into existing T8 fixtures with or without ballast point bypass.
Clark County School District has found new ways to optimize its maintenance program. The shop team is seeing success with laptops and mobile Wi-Fi, a dedicated white fleet service center, and a new DEF filling system, among other initiatives.
The lighting system is designed to increase area-specific, under-vehicle lighting for greater shop safety and efficiency, according to the company.
The L28 from LoadHandler Power Products is designed to meet the performance needs for school buses and many other heavy duty applications.
BESI Inc. has added Damp Check to its product line to pull excess moisture from the air and reduce it to a level that prevents the growth of mold, mildew, rust, musty odors, and rot.