White Plains (N.Y.) City School District works with school bus contractor National Express to operate five Type C Lion Electric Co. buses.
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Electric School Buses Power Up Savings, Efficiency

As electric buses become a more feasible option for pupil transporters, operators in the U.S. and Canada are noting various benefits, including charging efficiency, fuel savings, and the need for consistent maintenance training.

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6 New Tools for the School Bus Shop

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.

Maintenance for propane school buses includes consistent oil and filter changes, and fueling at routine service intervals. Photo by Erwin Harrison
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Embracing Best Practices for Propane Maintenance

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.

Shannon Evans, executive director of transportation, and Paul Shelley, director of fleet services, oversee the biggest public school bus operation in the nation.
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Efficiency Efforts Pay Off for Growing Fleet

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.

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Window Bonding Sealant

3M Polyurethane Window Bonder Adhesive Sealant 595 is designed to work faster and be stronger than older window bonding products, with better initial hold.

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Mold, Rust Prevention Solution

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.

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