A mobile app that offers engine software updates, vertical rise vehicle lifts, and battery technology that can reduce emergency repairs are some of the latest products designed to boost shop efficiency.
Telematics and retread solutions can protect and extend the life of one of a school bus’s most valuable assets. These include mobile apps created to monitor inflation pressures and tires designed with greater traction and durability.
The X-Parts program will feature service and maintenance parts for all makes and models of buses, with parts sold exclusively through Blue Bird’s dealer network.
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.
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.
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.
Real-time GPS tracking, telematics, and live video streaming present potential benefits for transportation directors, especially while working offsite.
Feature articles that drew the most traffic on the School Bus Fleet website in 2018 included tips on school bus safety, electric school buses, and student behavior management.
The R5000HD Commercial Truck Alignment System can eliminate the need for rolling compensation, according to the supplier.
Internship programs provide a great opportunity for students to experience a line of work that could lead to a fulfilling career. The interns can also help the school bus maintenance crew with its current workload.
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