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2012-08-27 10:21:15

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're in education, you might be taking the kids somewhere to start off the school year. Hitting the road is a great way to ease young minds back into the academic spirit. Whether you're thinking of going to a museum, a zoo, or a national park, don't pile everyone into a bus. A full size van from State Van is a more luxurious choice, for the kids and the grownups both. It's also a safer and more reliable way to travel, at least when...

2012-08-20 06:20:33

Violations of School Bus Stopping Law Carry Strong Penalties HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- As the new school year begins, PennDOT reminds drivers to remain vigilant as students and school buses return to the roadways. "Our ultimate goal is to make sure everyone safely arrives at their destination," said PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch. "Motorists should avoid distractions and obey school bus and school zone traffic laws so we have the safest possible...

2012-08-14 02:21:14

SEDALIA, Colo., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Davey Coach Sales Inc. (Davey Coach) announced plans today to apply for a GSA Schedule and actively pursue federal contracts. Federal officials appreciate GSA Schedules as a means of procuring goods and services, knowing that companies on these schedules have been thoroughly vetted by the General Services Administration (GSA). Davey Coach plans on expanding their commercial mini-bus and medium-capacity passenger coach sales to federal agencies....

2012-08-07 06:20:15

CINCINNATI, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Placing a child on the school bus for the first time can be a big step for parents, but today's school buses are extremely safe and reliable ways for students to travel. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, school buses are approximately 13 times safer than passenger cars and 10 times safer than walking to school. And in 2011, First Student, the largest provider of student transportation in North...

2012-08-01 06:20:26

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- There will be a new name in Florida for the sale and support of IC Bus(TM) brand buses, as LBS South today announced it has completed a deal with Jacksonville-based Rivers Bus and RV Sales for certain business assets and the distribution rights for IC Bus(TM) buses. "The completion of the deal between Rivers Bus and LBS South is an important milestone for IC Bus(TM) customers in Florida," said Mike Leonard, President of LBS South. "It marks...

2012-07-12 02:20:45

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWEC Technologies, Inc. (OTC Markets: ATWT), a US-based child safety company, today announced that ATWEC and National Bus Sales & Leasing (NBSL) have entered in a Letter Of Intent agreement to partner together to deliver ATWEC Kiddie Systems life saving technology into the bus markets. Alex T. Wiley, President /CEO of ATWEC Technologies, stated, "Today marks a major milestone for ATWEC as it now has found a partner in the...

2012-06-11 06:20:14

CINCINNATI, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- First Student, the largest provider of student transportation in North America, recently completed its safest year ever, reducing the number of accidents, injuries and incidents significantly. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, school buses are approximately 13 times safer than passenger cars and 10 times safer than walking to school. First Student's most recent safety data confirms that passengers and motorists are...

2012-06-05 06:21:14

LISLE, Ill., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Navistar, Inc. and IC Bus will celebrate a true milestone in the company's history--the 100,000th bus built in its Tulsa, Okla. Bus Plant. Today, the Tulsa Bus Plant employs more than 1,200 dedicated workers who manufacture, on average, 50 to 75 buses a day. This number has grown significantly from 400 employees in 2001 when the plant first opened. "This plant demonstrates our commitment to the school bus industry by building quality,...

2012-06-01 02:20:08

DELAND, Fla., June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from the Volusia County School District School Bus Stop Arm Pilot confirm that a shocking number of drivers are illegally passing stopped school buses when the stop arm is extended and children are boarding or disembarking. During a 29 day pilot period, cameras on just one of the county's 229 buses captured a total of 71 violations. The pilot results also showed that eight out of every 10 violations occurred between 1:00pm and...

2012-05-21 06:20:09

LONDON, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- eRentals.co.uk announces increase in car hire bookings with tourists travelling to and from the UK for the four-day bank holiday weekend eRentals.co.uk is predicting a significant increase in travel activity during the Queen's Jubilee bank holiday weekend, with the car hire specialist experiencing a considerable rise in car hire bookings in the UK and abroad, as tourists take advantage of the four-day break....


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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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