Category: School Bus Maintenance

What Are the Benefits of Vehicle Wrap Advertising? Does Your Company Need It?

Vehicle Wrapping for Buses

If you’re looking for your next advertising method for your company, you should try vehicle wrapping! Over the past few years, businesses have switched to vehicle wraps to help advertise their business or services. Let’s dive into the basics of vehicle wraps and why they might be beneficial to your company! What is a Vehicle… Read more »

Is This Technology in Your Fleet? If Not, Consider an Upgrade! 

Technology for School Buses

With all of the technology available for fleets today, it can be overwhelming to decide what you need for your operations. Most fleets already have a management software solution, but there are plenty of other add-ons available to improve your operations. Before choosing any technologies to invest in, let’s take a look at a few… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

School Buses In Freezing Temperatures

Schools all over the country, even some areas in the South have experience a bit of an Arctic blast this new year. Many schools have canceled classes due to snow, ice and even extremely cold temperatures. A lot of parents depend on the bus to get their children safely to and from school each day,… Read more »

The Daunting Task of Maintaining and Replacing School Buses

Guest Post by Patrick Willi You have probably noticed school buses back on the road, students waiting patiently at neighborhood corners, and parents breathing sighs of relieve. Summer is over and children are returning to school. School bus drivers are using yellow buses morning and night to transport children safely. With such consistent use, consider… Read more »

An In-Depth Guide To Preventing School Bus Brake Problems

The average school bus faces a slew of challenges every day, such as frequent stops, rough terrain, road salts, and rural roads. These challenges also cause extreme wear and tear on all parts of the bus, especially the braking system. But, any experienced fleet manager or driver knows waiting for problems to arise is the… Read more »