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NHTSA Rule Eyes Roof-Crush Standards for Motorcoaches PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ryan Gray   
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 08:54

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration proposed a new rule to enhance rollover structural integrity of motorcoaches and "over-the-road" buses in the event of a crash to improve roof strength. The proposal comes on the heels of a new requirement implemented last year to require lap-shoulder seat belts on motorcoaches to improve passenger safety.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2014 11:04
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Former GM Executive Takes Engineering Reins for Thomas Built Buses PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ryan Gray   
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 00:00

Thomas Built Buses became the first school bus OEM with a female president and CEO. Now, the subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America has a female vice president of engineering.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014 17:42
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New Training Addresses Safe School Bus Practices When There Are Downed Power Lines PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ryan Gray   
Monday, 04 August 2014 08:19

School buses traverse all types of landscapes and in doing so encounter all kinds of dangers. The National Association for Pupil Transportation and School Bus Safety Company are partnering to reduce the risk of what can happen when these buses encounter downed power lines, especially as weather incidents seem to have increased.

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Last Updated on Monday, 04 August 2014 09:53
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Increased Fuel Economy Coming to School Buses Via Transmission Innovations PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ryan Gray   
Friday, 01 August 2014 13:32

Thomas Built Buses and Allison Transmission are partnering to bring student transporters new fuel-saving technology as standard equipment on the Saf-T-Liner C2, EFX and HDX school bus models, the companies announced. FuelSense will be offered on the three models starting on Oct. 1.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 08:58
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Zonar Welcomes Transportation and M2M Industry Veteran as New COO PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Fisher   
Friday, 01 August 2014 09:51

Zonar Systems, a leading provider of fleet management technology based in Seattle, announced yesterday that Vikas Jain has been appointed as its chief operating officer.

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Last Updated on Friday, 01 August 2014 13:29
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