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Each school day, school buses transport nearly 25 million students to and from school. Yet, the yellow school bus remains the safest form of transportation on the roads today. In fact, riding a school bus is 13 times safer than riding in the family vehicle. And students are 70 times more likely to arrive at school alive if they ride the bus versus driving themselves or riding with friends, ac...

When it comes to purchasing new school buses, financing can dramatically influence how many school buses you are able to purchase and how they are spec’ed. Luckily, you are not in it alone. All Thomas Built Buses dealers offer financing through, Daimler Truck Financial not only to help you better control your budget, but also...

When you think of diesel fuel, you may think of a black sooty cloud coming out of the tailpipe. Ultra-low sulfur diesel, SCR and EGR technologies have cleaned up diesel considerably, but the truth is that most people don’t realize how clean diesel now is.

Today, clean-diesel emissions are 98 percent cleaner at the tailpipe than they were in the 1980’s and just as clean, if not cleaner, t...

With so much talk about alternate fuels today, diesel has become a dirty word – literally. Districts running a diesel fleet are starting to feel the pressure to switch to something cleaner and greener, if only just to keep up with the buzz of the industry.  But the truth is that diesel is just as clean – if not cleaner – at the tailpipe than any other alternative fuel out there. And distr...

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