School Bus Fleet Magazine - October 2014

COVER STORY

Owatonna Bus Co. Shares TCO Secrets

By Kelsey Nolan

Greg Lammers, Owatonna Bus Co.’s fleet manager, attributes his success to a dependable software management system and efficient procedures, which keep his total cost of ownership at a minimum.

Read more of what is inside this month's issue.

FEATURES

Extracurricular Bus Service Provides Safe Access to Learning, Experiences

Keeping students safe, simplifying coordination, and equitability are just some of the benefits that running school bus service for extracurricular activities offer.  Strapped districts keep costs sown through partnerships and being creative with their fleets.

Driver Agility Testing: Variations and Applications Nationwide

Where and how agility testing requirements become part of the hiring process varies across the U.S.  Here, we take a look at different ways agility tests are used, check in with states using a mandated, formalized test, and report on additional developments in agility test considerations.

SBF's 2014 Top 100 District Fleets

This section includes our annual survey of the 100 largerst school district fleets in the U.S., additional data on the fleets and recent developments related to several of the operations.

Owatonna Bus Co. Shares TCO Secrets

Greg Lammers, Owatonna Bus Co's fleet manager, attributes his success to a dependable software management system and efficient procedures, which keep his total cost of ownership to a minimum.

School Bus LEd Benefits Increase as Costs Decrease

The price gap between LEDs and incandescent lights has gotten smaller in recent years.  With their longer life, higher light output and lower maintenance, LEDs are delivering a great return on investment for school bus operators.

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Business Watch                    Editor's Note

School Bus Fleet Magazine - October 2014
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