School Bus Fleet

September 2014

A management & maintenance magazine for school transportation fleets

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62 S C H O O L B U S F L E E T • S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 4 /LoveTheBus @ WeLoveTheBus LEARN THE FACTS TO SUCCEED IN SCHOOL, YOU HAVE TO GET THERE School Buses Allow Students, Regardless of Background or Economic Circumstances, Access to an Education. product highlights Legacy bus a/c units now available in North America Espar Climate Control Systems is now manufacturing legacy Carrier AC 310 and AC 350 roof-mounted bus air- conditioning systems in North Ameri- ca. Company offcials said the systems are very popular in the school bus and shuttle coach markets. The AC 350 and the AC 310 are currently distributed though industry partners American Cooling Technology/ProAir and Trans- Arctic. The partnerships provide sales, installation and service support. Espar Diverter designed to ensure driver comfort Trans/Air's new Driver Air Diverter is designed to ensure the comfort of the driver and can be added as an option to the supplier's front fush mounted FM55 Evapora- tor, company offcials said. Distinctive advantages of the Driver Air Diverter include easy aftermarket installation and compatibility with mirrors on all OEM front bulkhead options, ac- cording to the company. Trans/Air Manufacturing Corp. App targets distracted driving by monitoring phone use SeatbeltGuard, a vehicle device, and TextGuard, a phone app, work together to help feet managers prevent distracted driving and to monitor other driver behav- iors, company offcials said. SeatbeltGuard is installed under a vehicle's dash, wiring directly to the electrical panel. When the company's cor- nerstone application, TextGuard, is installed on a phone, SeatbeltGuard sends an alert to the manager if the driver uses the phone when the vehicle's speed is above 9 mph. Guard4Life Inc.

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