Category: Buying A Used School Bus

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 »

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 »

Maintaining Your Used School Bus

A used school bus is an investment that can be used in a variety of ways. School buses are purchased for bus fleets, home conversions, food truck conversions, party buses, and more. Because most used buses are operated daily, it is imperative to be sure each bus is safe and roadworthy.  With proper maintenance, your… Read more »

How Technology Makes School Buses Safer

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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, students are about 70 times more likely to get to school safely when traveling by school bus than traveling by car. Although school buses are the safest way to transport students, there are still improvements that can be made to make school buses even safer and more secure. Here… Read more »

Advantages of Purchasing A Used School Bus

Advantages of Purchasing A Used School Bus When bus fleets look to replace broken down or worn out buses, they don’t often start by considering a used school bus.  There are plenty of reasons why they should though. Used buses have several benefits besides just the initial savings. They can save you money in the… Read more »

How Can Your Company Benefit From Owning a Bus?

Buses are becoming increasingly popular amongst personal owners and start-up entrepreneurs who are converting the vehicles into working and living spaces. However, there are also many established companies that could benefit from owning and using a traditional bus, and most don’t realize it. Many companies have to rent or charter vehicles on a semi-annual basis… Read more »

How Can Purchasing Used Help Your School Bus Fleet?

When school buses get too old, most school districts sell them off in order to have some capital to invest in a new buses. It is the most obvious and simple way to handle the issue, and many of the retired buses get a new life transporting another group of passengers. But, it isn’t always… Read more »

Six Things To Consider Before Purchasing a Shuttle

In the past, we’ve discussed an assortment of things prospective bus owners should consider before they make a final purchase. While coaches and shuttles are similar to school buses, if you are considering buying a shuttle you should keep in mind that the vehicles have their own unique concerns you should address. To help you… Read more »

What To Consider Before Choosing a Bus

  If you’re shopping for a bus, chances are you already have an idea of what you need in your mind. But, often that mental image of the bus for you is quite a bit different from the bus you need. Your “dream bus” can become a nightmare if you purchase before answering a number… Read more »

The FMCSA Helps Explain Bus Regulations

It can be scary to be on the verge of making a huge investment in a large vehicle for group travel, especially if you don’t feel like you totally understand the regulations and laws you will have to comply with to operate your vehicle. Don’t you wish there was an easy to access resource that… Read more »