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How To Find The Right Size Bus For Your Group

There’s no escaping it. Buying a bus is a big investment. Making sure you get the right size bus for your organization is one of the most important steps you can take to make sure you get the best value for your dollar. You don’t want to leave members of your organization waiting on the… Read more »

Understanding Your Bus Financing Options

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Buses are an important part of transportation for countless people around the world. Beyond schools and contractors which use buses as a part of everyday business, buses and coaches are also essential for thousands of churches and other smaller organizations. But, buying a bus isn’t always possible in a world with ever-tightening budgets. With deep… Read more »

Why Leasing May Be The Best Option For You

Buses of all kinds are expensive, especially when bought new. Whether you are looking to grow your fleet or purchase a single bus for private use, it can often be difficult to get a fully equipped bus fresh off the lot without blowing your budget. That doesn’t mean you can’t get the bus you need…. Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions About Buying A Used Bus

Why buy pre-owned? When most people come to us, the first question they ask is why they should buy a pre-owned bus instead of a new bus. The most obvious answer is the cost, but there are actually several reasons a used bus. Yes, used school buses are more affordable than expensive new buses in… Read more »

What Happens After “Retirement” For Used Buses?

When you purchase a new bus, it is expected to last around 12 years – so long as it is maintained properly. Then, these buses are “retired”. But what does retirement mean for buses and coaches? Sure, some of these buses have reached their breaking point and are put out to pasture (often literally), but… Read more »

Nevada Officers Ride School Buses To Crack Down On Illegal Passing

Illegal passing incidents have been gaining attention thanks to media coverage and the combined efforts of school districts and law enforcement to crack down on offenders. Now, Nevada Highway Patrol and Clark County School District are enacting a new program to catch drives illegally passing stopped school buses in the act. The two groups partnered… Read more »

Couple Turns Used School Bus Into The ‘House Bus’

When most people imagine living in a used school bus, they imagine cramped quarters and limited utilities. That doesn’t have to be the case. Julie and Andrew Puckett are a couple who live happily on their converted used school bus in Atlanta, Georgia. Unlike what you might expect, their bus is furnished with just about… Read more »

Kansas Declares Oct. 21 School Bus Drivers’ Appreciation Day

School bus drivers are responsible for making sure children get to and from school every day safe and sound, and now Kansas is taking steps to ensure their hard work is recognized. Under a proclamation from Gov. Brownback, Wednesday, Oct. 21 will now be known as School Bus Drivers’ Appreciation Day in the state of… Read more »

Proposed Michigan Bill Would Crack Down On Illegal Passing Of School Buses

School districts and law enforcement agencies across the nation have been joining forces to crack down on illegal passing of school buses, but there is little evidence their efforts are reducing the number of these dangerous incidents. To make drivers take illegal passing incidents more seriously, Michigan state Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. introduced a bill… Read more »

FMCSA Doubles Funding For Program Training Vets To Be Bus Drivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is doubling down on its efforts to reintegrate veterans into the civilian workforce by providing $2.3 million in grants to 13 technical and community colleges across the country to help train veterans to be truck and bus drivers. The money will be given to schools nationwide who provide… Read more »