You Can Make Your Bus Run On Propane

Last week I wrote about buses that rely on electricity rather than traditional fuels, but I only touched on other alternative fuel options that have already been proven to have a huge benefit for bus owners across the country. While propane-powered school buses might not be as environmentally friendly as an all-electric bus, it offers… Read more »

Can a Green Bus Save You Money in the Long Run?

There is a hearty debate across the country about the importance of “green technology” and whether electric vehicles could potentially help cut down on environmental impact. But, even if you don’t buy into the idea of global warming green technology, there is another reason you might consider going “green” with your vehicles, including your buses…. Read more »

Technology Is Making Buses Safer

School buses are rarely thought of as the pinnacle of vehicle technology. While car manufacturers (and Google…) are experimenting with entirely connected and self-driving vehicles, school buses mostly forego these types of technological changes that could potentially alter the way we one day use transportation. But, school buses are advancing technologically in ways you probably… Read more »

More People Are Choosing Buses Every Day

Until schools find ways to move large numbers of students more efficiently than buses, the school bus will always have a prominent place on the road. But, you might not notice just how often buses are used by groups other than students. Buses and shuttles are being used more and more often as people are… Read more »

New Wheelchair Tie-Down Standards Aim To Improve Passenger Safety

The bus industry has made great strides in improving the transportation options available to passengers who have special needs of all kinds, but new safety standards will make riding in buses, cars, and vans even safer for passengers in wheelchairs. While some of the requirements on wheelchair tie-down systems have already gone into effect, there… Read more »

Corrosion Protection Matters For Buses

Finding a great bus is important, but any bus will fall to pieces frighteningly fast without good care. You have to inspect and maintain your bus on a regular basis to keep it in proper operating shape and prevent your vehicle from going out of commission suddenly. None of this should come as a surprise,… Read more »

Will Your Bus Fit Everyone You Need It To?

When looking for a bus, you will almost certainly be asked how many people you plan to transport with your vehicle. But, some salespeople will forget to ask about another key detail: who are the people you will be moving in your bus? School buses are commonly used for more than transporting students. Churches, businesses,… Read more »