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The critical role maintenance plays in your overall success

  Many types of bus and motorcoach claims, including – but not limited to – bus fires, are often preventable. And while company management reflexively looks to the vehicle’s driver as the major responsible party in most accidents, the scope of any comprehensive internal investigation regarding claim causation needs to include the maintenance department. With […]

Overcoming battery charging imbalance

By Brad Bisaillon With the emergence of advanced electrical systems in today’s bus designs, reliance on batteries to power them has become increasingly important. These continually evolving electrical subsystems are putting a tremendous strain on the batteries that power them, so effective management of the battery bank’s charge and discharge characteristics are imperative to extending […]

Operators can ask for help

ABC Companies manages the details through Fleet Assist.

Information is a power tool

Proper documentation requires better use of computers.

Batteries that deliver

BCI Group 31 AGM-VRLAs

Ventilation is key

Properly cleaning HVAC units is time consuming, but the payoff is well worth it.

5 steps to a stronger supply chain

Do these four scenarios sound familiar?

Brake check technology: real time, all the time

Electronic monitoring addresses the CVSA inspection standard.

Air disc or drum, spec and maintain

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC regards brakes as the most fundamental vehicle safety system.

Not always about hard hits

These four experienced specialists equip their shops more than the average maintenance facility in preparation for the worst that can happen, but spoke with BUSRide about what else goes on in their shops.