Fleet Age for School Buses Averages 9.3 Years
SBF's annual Maintenance Survey also finds the avearge bus-to-technician ratio at 19:1, and starting pay for techs continues to rise.
Biloxi Bolsters Tech Training, Shop Efficiency
Requiring technicians to be ASE Master certified has helped Biloxi (Miss.) Public Schools keep its maintenance costs low and its vehicle in-service rate at 96%.
5 Tips to Streamline Parts Inventory Management
Managers say setting up a barcoding and scanning system, fleet standardization and daily tracking of pricing have been indispensable practices. Additionally, good housekeeping and strtegic organizing expedite jobs.
How to Pinpoint and Prevent Common Brake Problems
Brake experts give guidance on conducting thorough inspections, serving the brake systems and teaching school bus drivers what to watch out for.
5 New Products to Enhance Shop Efficiency
Offerings are designed to organize and expedite maintenance work and keep the shop floor clean.
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