SBF - Newsline Thursday Edition
January 16, 2020
Virginia Bill Would Create Electric School Bus Grant Program

HB 1140 would establish grants to help schools to replace diesel buses with electric buses by 2030. It would also help recipients share information about their experiences with the alternative-fuel vehicles.

Minnesota Driver Evacuates Students Before School Bus Catches Fire

The driver is transporting students to a basketball game when he sees smoke entering the bus. He is able to safely evacuate all of the students before the bus catches fire.

5 Questions: Anthony Pollard on Special-Needs Service, Bolstering Driver Training

Pollard talks about creating a successful annual driver training event, his passion for serving special-needs students, and the “special ride” he was able to coordinate for a student with autism.

Daimler Trucks North America Names New VP

As vice president of product compliance and regulatory affairs, Sean Waters will work with regulatory agency leadership on standard-setting initiatives for commercial vehicles, including for Thomas Built Buses.

Why Should You Upgrade to an Active Suspension? Sponsored by LIQUIDSPRING

With so many other vehicle components now being powered smart systems, the suspension is one of the last items to be upgraded. What advantages can it bring?


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