Learning how to spot potential problems and analyze the problems' cause and effect will help you determine why components are failing and guide you to a solution.
Providing good bus maintenance is a year-round job, but cannot be performed if you are not maintaining yourself as well.
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.
Frank Naelitz of Ohio is named one of the Auto Care Association’s World Class Technicians.
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.
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.
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 L28 from LoadHandler Power Products is designed to meet the performance needs for school buses and many other heavy duty applications.
3M Polyurethane Window Bonder Adhesive Sealant 595 is designed to work faster and be stronger than older window bonding products, with better initial hold.
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.