Comments Off on A-Z Bus Sales Partners with Diamond Coach & Lightning Systems to Offer All-Electric F-Series and E-Series Shuttle Buses!
Diamond Coach manufactures rust free, impact resistant buses that provide superior resale value. Offering a smooth, quiet ride, Diamond buses seat 16-28 riders. These bus solutions are ideal for hotels, transit and parking authorities, healthcare, tour operators, sports clubs, and churches.
A-Z Bus Sales’ recently sold Diamond EV Shuttle Bus!
Diamond’s newest models are going electric! According to Diamond Coach, making the switch to an electric bus can result in an 85% reduction in operating costs. Check out the benefits of going electric:
????️ Reduces maintenance costs by 66% ???? Eliminates almost all engine maintenance ???? Local or state grants and incentives available ???? Keeps Mother Nature happy
Comments Off on MUSD Electric School Buses unveiled at ribbon-cutting ceremony. [Video]
MUSD is the first district to have electric-powered school buses en route in the bay area to have #electric school buses!
Thank you Milpitas Unified School District for trusting us to deliver the best of the best from Blue Bird Corporation and Micro Bird inc. in order to help you create a cleaner, safer, more advanced #schoolbus fleet for your schools and community. Watch the video below to learn more.
Video Provided By MUSD A-Z Bus Sales CEO John Landherr
Comments Off on A-Z Bus Sales Holds Q&A Tour for New Child Safety Alert System (Child Check) for Southern California School Districts
If you are like most school districts in California, you are probably trying to make sense of the new Child Safety Alert System (CSAS) laws as a result of the Senate Bill 1072 (link). You are not alone. A-Z Bus Sales is leading California in their effort to reduce anxiety and answer questions about the new Child Safety Alert System laws that require all California school buses to be equipped with the latest system by the start of the 2018/2019 school year.
A-Z Bus sales is doing their part to help educate school districts about the regulations, how it affects their school bus fleets, and installation procedures. Hosting a Q & A session for local California School Districts, the A-Z Bus Sales service and parts team were on hand on Tuesday, February 7th at the A-Z Bus Sales Colton, California service center location to demonstrate the installed Child Check-Mate system on an All American Blue [...]
Comments Off on Electric School Bus Ride and Drive Kicks-Off in Bellflower, California with Standing Room Only
Blue Bird’s Electric School Bus Ride and Drive Event kicked off today in Bellflower, California to a packed crowd of transportation directors, bus mechanics, OEM vendors, SCAQMD staff, and representatives from US Senator Kamala Harris’ office, as well as Congresswoman Lucille Roybal – Allard’s (CA-40) and Congresswoman Linda Sanchez’s (CA-38) office. On hand to present and discuss the all-new Blue Bird All American electric school bus were professionals from Blue Bird, Inc., Adomani — the power and drivetrain behind the all-new electric school bus built by Blue Bird — and representatives from A-Z Bus Sales — California and Hawaii’s Blue Bird School Bus Dealer.
Due to the huge interest and events popularity, A-Z Bus Sales added a new location to their two-week tour of the electric Type D school bus. School transportation professionals are able to attend the event this Wednesday, January 10 in San Diego at San Diego Unified School District from 10 AM [...]
Comments Off on A-Z Bus Sales Team Receives Tour and Operating Instructions for new All American Electric School Bus.
A-Z Bus Sales service technicians and sales team members received a tour of the all-new Blue Bird All American Electric Type D School Bus in Colton, California yesterday. The 78-passenger transit-style school bus looks no different from any other Type D school bus. However, the main difference is the electric drive train powered by Adomani in Corona, California.
Comments Off on Low Floor Shuttle Buses Provide All Riders with Equal Access and Easy Boarding
For over 50-years, low floor buses served passengers of all abilities. First introduced in Russia as a transit bus by the Lviv Bus Plant, the low floor bus quickly spread into and throughout Europe, transporting loading and offloading of elderly and disabled passengers easily and quickly, helping them maintain their sense of independence.
Because of their popularity in Europe, the low floor bus idea spread to the United States. In the U.S., both large transit buses and low floor shuttle buses — such as Glaval and ARBOC — provide easy access for passengers in niche industries such as assisted living, retirement communities, parking facilities, medical, hospitality, and door-to-door paratransit services.
The advantages low floor shuttle buses have over traditional lift buses is their ability to [...]
Comments Off on Prevent Heat Stress This Summer for Bus Drivers and Mechanics
With record-breaking heat, scorching California this summer, A-Z Bus Sales is concerned about the safety and health of school bus and commercial bus drivers. Heat related illness contributes to loss of work, costing employers millions of dollars in lost wages. Additionally, if untreated, heat stress can lead to more serious heat related injuries and even death, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Employees working outdoors, such as bus drivers, bus mechanics, and all other professions requiring outdoor activities are candidates for potential heat related illness. The good news is that heat related illness is 100% survivable, if treated early and quick.
Comments Off on The Low Floor Versus High Floor Lift Bus
When it comes to transporting passengers that require assistance or whom require wheelchair access, there are two types of shuttle buses available from A-Z Bus Sales; The low floor shuttle bus, or high floor, lift shuttle bus. Both types of shuttle buses are suitable for transporting passengers with disabilities, however, depending your transportation needs and budget, one type of bus may be more attractive over the other one.