Cold winter months can take a toll on school bus fleets. Not only are buses having to weather the wear and tear caused by sleet, ice, snow, and road salt, but engine-related maintenance costs during the cold winter months can stack up fast — especially for diesel fleets. Between fuel additives, schedule adjustments, and block heaters, there’s a lot to take into account.
But with propane autogas school buses, fleet managers can bypass many of the maintenance practices that are required by diesel school buses. See the difference in winter preparedness of diesel versus propane autogas fleets with this checklist: