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Alternative Fuels = Fewer Trips to the Gasoline Station

Posted by Lloyd Forbes on Dec 6, 2016 8:43:12 AM

Propane, diesel fuel, and electric — fuel options for school district transportation administration have never been better.

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), American school buses transport approximately 25 million children more than four billion miles each year. In response to government programs, environmental impacts, costs of operation, and fluctuating gasoline prices, school administrators and transportation officials continue to evaluate alternative bus fuels to eliminate expensive trips to the gas station.

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Topics: School Buses, Student Transportation

Why Do School Buses Have Security Cameras?

Posted by Lloyd Forbes on Oct 11, 2016 11:01:49 AM

Not long ago, the idea of cameras in public places, cars and school buses seemed like science fiction. However, in today’s world, surveillance cameras provide a much-needed service to society. In many cases, the presence of a surveillance camera is enough to deter unruly behavior and prevent bullying or harassment on school buses.

Imagine you have a choice to send your child to school on Bus A or Bus B. Bus A has a surveillance camera that is set to record every morning and afternoon while Bus B has no camera. Which would you choose? Given the fact that 1 out of 4 students is bullied, you would be right to send your son or daughter to school on Bus A.

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Topics: School Buses, Safety

11 Places To Buy Wholesale School Bus Parts Online

Posted by Lloyd Forbes on Aug 16, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Did you know that your school bus fleet can last for 10-15 years with proper maintenance? Given the numerous costs and limited funding faced by many school districts, it is imperative that you do not overpay for school bus parts. Buying quality hardware from the right vendors can save you time and money — and ensure your students are well protected.

However, if you’ve taken the time to do a quick Google search, you may have noticed there is no short supply of companies selling wholesale equipment and parts. For your convenience, we have compiled a list of 11 reputable places to buy wholesale school bus parts online across the country:

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Topics: School Buses