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As a result of several recent school bus crashes, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recommend that manufacturers install electronic stability controls on all buses.  Why is electronic stability control important and what exactly does it do?

In a nutshell, electronic stability control assists school bus drivers…

Thomas Built Buses, in partnership with MITO Corporation and CUB Group, currently is working on a prototype of new pedestrian detection technology to address recent concerns of pedestrian accidents outside of the school bus.

It’s a fact that most accidents that involve a school bus happen outside the bus when children run into the road, walk too close to the bus or kneel down to get…

With the debut of the long-awaited Detroit™ DD5™ and DD8™ diesel engines suited for Thomas Built Buses’ Saf-T-Liner® C2 and Saf-T-Liner® HDX, a new wave of school bus connectivity will hit the market this year with the Detroit™ Connect Virtual Technician℠ remote diagnostic service.  This new service, which will be standard and factory-installed on all school buses equipped…

In 2011, Thomas Built Buses became the first school bus manufacturer to achieve zero-waste-to-landfill operations, which means that everything received or produced by the company is used, reused, recycled or sold, and nothing is sent to the landfill. This commitment decreases waste from more than 1,100 pounds per bus to zero waste shipped to landfills. Since then, Thomas Built Buses…

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