Posts in Safety

Bus Disinfecting Best Practices

Keeping children safe has always been the number one priority for student transportation professionals. Beyond keeping your passengers safe on the road ahead, these bus disinfecting best practices offer additional ways to protect them while keeping your bus interior and components safe from damage.

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Thomas Built Buses Makes Electronic Stability Control a Standard Feature

Story originally published on SchoolBusFleet.com. HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thomas Built Buses has added electronic stability control (ESC) as a standard, factory-installed feature for some of its school buses, the company announced on Tuesday. The standard ESC feature applies to all new Saf-T-Liner C2 diesel and compressed natural gas school buses ordered on or after July 23.

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Thomas Built Buses – One Reason

“We do this for one reason. One reason that’s been our focus for 100 years….For the future. Futures that are made possible for everyone because we’re there for them, every morning and every afternoon.” We don’t take what we do lightly, and we will never lose sight of the importance of our work. This is our […]

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Carolina Thomas to provide 75 Thomas Buses for NCDPI seat belt implementation project

For nearly a half-century, one of the most widely debated issues regarding school bus safety has been the use of seat belts. Current National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) regulations do not require seat belts in school buses over 10,000 pounds. But two recent industry opinions have signaled a significant shift in position on this […]

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Thomas Built Buses – Every Mile Matters

For millions of school children and their parents, as well as for the countless dedicated transportation professionals who work tirelessly to get them safely to and from school, the yellow school bus matters. On the celebration of its 100th year as the industry’s leading school bus manufacturer, Thomas Built Buses has logged a LOT of […]

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What Makes Thomas Buses the Safest on the Road

While every car, truck, and van is designed with safety in mind, a school bus carries the most precious cargo there is on a daily basis. At Carolina Thomas, we understand the importance of building buses that lead the industry in safety. Every parent wants to know their child is protected, and we constantly find new […]

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Ending Student Fatalities Resulting From Stop Arm Violations

By Derek Graham, Section Chief, NCDPI Transportation Services – January 30, 2013 This paper makes the case for a two-pronged approach to ending student fatalities resulting from stop arm violations. The first is student training. A standardized approach is needed along with renewed efforts to make sure that the State Board of Education policy requiring school bus safety training is […]

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