Managing Your Fleet During the COVID-19 Down Time

Used School Bus Maintenance

The repercussions of COVID-19 have affected nearly every industry. While business is picking back up, and school is back in session for some, we still face some unanticipated downtime that we aren’t used to experiencing. Although most companies would rather be back up and running at full speed, try to slow down and take advantage… Read more »

What Do You Need to Know About School Bus Conversions (Skoolies)?

Converting a used school bus

Once a school bus is taken off the road, it doesn’t mean that it’s no longer useful. There are plenty of uses for retired school buses. Nowadays, school buses are being renovated into mobile homes and restaurants. When a bus is given a creative new purpose, it is referred to as a “skoolie”.  When people… Read more »

6 Tips for Converting a Used School Bus for Use as a Home or RV.

School Bus Conversions

Today, tiny houses are all the rage. If you’re looking into building a tiny house or your own RV, a used bus might be a good starting point.  Used school buses have been safely turned into custom homes that you can take on the road with your friends and family. School buses are a creative… Read more »

Why You Should Offer Shuttle Bus Services to Your Staff

Shuttle Buses for Businesses

To help ease the commute for their employees, companies are offering shuttle service options. Some companies will go as far as offering a shuttle that picks employees up from transit hubs, to shorten their walk to work. Others will shuttle their employees from designated pick up points to and from work. Providing a shuttle service… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Purchasing a Used Bus

Used Buses for Sale

The average expectancy of a functioning school bus is about 12 years. However, when a bus is taken out of service, it doesn’t mean that it’s no longer useful. When you’re looking to purchase a used bus, the most important factor to consider is if it has a healthy engine. As long as the engine… Read more »

Free Public Transit Trial

Different cities across the country are proposing a new system in which public transit will be free for everyone. According to a study conducted by the Center for Economic Information in the Department of Economics at the University of Missouri Kansas City, the elimination of bus fares will improve the quality of life in the… Read more »

How To Become A School Bus Driver

Being a school bus driver can be an enriching career with many benefits. There are several required steps when pursuing becoming a school bus driver.  These include a variety of tests, a safe history of driving, and a CDL endorsement. The main task of a school bus driver is to safely transport students to and… Read more »

Purchasing A Shuttle for Your Church

Buses don’t always have to be used for school and public transportation. It is becoming increasingly common for private organizations to use buses and shuttles to help transport their members for events or even everyday work.  A shuttle or bus opens a wide variety of opportunities for churches that you may have never thought of…. Read more »

Tips for Encouraging Health & Wellness for Bus Drivers

Driving a school bus is not a very labor-intensive job, but over time being seated for so long can have an impact on the driver’s body. According to Gallup, a study of 14 occupation groups ranked transportation workers as having the highest obesity rate, 36%. While this statistic can be alarming, there are ways to combat… Read more »

School Bus Maintenance Tips for the Winter Months

Winters can be extremely harsh on school buses, so it requires a specialized maintenance plan for the added strain of cold air, ice, and snow. To keep your bus running efficiently throughout the entire winter, you need a specific winter maintenance plan that prevents problems unique to the season such as rust, tire slippage, or… Read more »