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2011-08-12 14:42:00

WALL, N.J., Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As schools across the country begin to welcome children back to school this week, Student Transportation of America (STA), the third-largest school bus contractor in North America, reminds parents that riding a school bus remains one of the safest forms of transportation on the road. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, riding a bus to school is 13 times safer than riding in a passenger vehicle and 10 times safer than walking to...

2011-08-10 09:47:00

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Power, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, today announced that one of its latest generation PureMotion® System Model 120 fuel cell powerplants for hybrid-electric transit buses has surpassed 10,000 operating hours in real-world service with its original cell stacks and no cell replacements. This powerplant is aboard an Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) bus operating in the Greater...

2011-08-05 00:00:03

Driver Receives State Valor Award for Calm Demeanor and Level-headed Actions Texarkana, TX (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 Vertical School Partners, a leading supplier of online training and information solutions reported today that its SafePUPIL school bus driver training solution was instrumental in avoiding a potentially deadly school bus mishap. Only days before the accident, SafePUPIL was effectively used to highlight bus evacuation procedures for both the bus driver and students. Mr. Charles...

2011-07-23 00:00:42

Bottar Leone, PLLC, a premier upstate New York personal injury law firm, begins an investigation into why a tractor trailer crashed into the rear of a tour bus in Geneva, New York, near the popular Finger Lakes Premium Outlets. (PRWEB) July 22, 2011 According to USATODAY.com, at around 1:30 a.m. this morning, a Matrix tractor trailer carrying seven tons of automotive ball bearings crashed into the rear of a tour bus traveling eastbound on the New York State Thruway, near the Waterloo...

2011-07-20 00:00:31

The Mercedes Benz Sprinter is the leading luxury mobility van available. Riverside, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 When shopping for a new vehicle, some people want sport, some value economy, and some long for luxury. Itʼs no different when shopping for a handicap van or vehicle. Your lifestyle is just as important as your mobility needs. If youʼre someone who values performance and luxury, the Mercedes Benz Sprinter might be the right wheelchair van for...

2011-07-18 10:11:00

WALL, N.J., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One year after Regional School District 17 (RSD 17), which serves the towns of Haddam and Killingworth, Conn. chose to outsource its school bus service to Student Transportation of America (STA), the school district has achieved a budget surplus that allows it to assign savings in operational expenses and $277,530 from the sale of its bus fleet to reduce town tax assessments and school budget costs. In 2010 the school board set aside $830,000...

2011-07-14 07:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DesignLine USA, has been awarded a contract by New Jersey Transit (NJT) to manufacture 76 CNG Cruiser Buses. The 76 Cruiser Buses are expected to be delivered during 2012. DesignLine continues to be a Leader in providing Electric, Extended Range Electric and CNG buses throughout the world. DesignLine buses are in daily operation on five continents. About DesignLine DesignLine manufactures the most environmentally friendly buses available...


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2010-10-01 18:30:17

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) was designed to establish communication between devices and a host computer and is intended to replace many types of serial and parallel ports. The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is a standard for peripheral devices that began development in 1994. It was originally intended to make it essentially easier to connect external devices to computers by replacing the many connectors that computers had and simplifying software configuration of all the devices connected to...

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2010-09-13 13:36:36

A motherboard is the central printed circuit board in most modern computers and holds many of the vital components of the system as well as provides connectors for other peripherals. Before the microprocessor was introduced, computers were usually made in a card-cage case or mainframe with the gears connected by a backplane that consisted of a set of slots connected with wires. In much older designs the wires were discrete connections between card connector pins, but printed circuit boards...

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2010-09-09 11:48:20

A bus is a subsystem that has the ability to transfer data from different computer components, whether in the same computer or two separate ones. Historically, the first computer buses were quite literally parallel electrical buses that had several connections. Today, however, the term bus can be used to describe any component of a computer that has a similar function or intent. A common example of a present day computer bus is a universal serial bus (USB). Computer buses were first created...

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