Every day 15 million students ride to school on an IC Bus. These are stories about the community of drivers, managers and engineers who help protect our students all year long.
The Gunflint Trail
There’s no hibernation for a fleet of IC Buses that carry hardy Minnesota students on a treacherous 57-mile route to school each day.
Design Through the Decades
A look back at more than 100 years of engineering and design advancements.
Houston ISD implemented a driver-training program that led to award-winning fleet efficiency for the biggest district in Texas.
Out of the Office: King of the Grill
Rush Truck Center of Georgia’s John Ley Jr. gets fired up about BBQ.
Why I Drive: Kim Chambers
When Kim Chambers' oldest daughter went off to school, she got behind the wheel for the public school system in Owasso, Oklahoma.
Power of Propane
IC Bus and Power Solutions International have teamed up to bring the best propane engine to the school bus industry.
With an eye for efficiency and safety, Charlie Ott helps revolutionize the way Clovis Unified School District does pupil transportation.
Benefits of the Bus
Education researcher Peter Cookson, Ph.D., discusses how school buses drive education equality.
Freedom Riders from the 1960s Civil Rights movement celebrate the 50th anniversary of their historic journey through the South.
Out of the Office: Staying in Step
Midwest Transit’s Stephen Ball finds his footing on the dance floor.
Why I Drive: Safe Delivery
After two years of retirement from the computer company he founded, Bryan Davis, 71, discovered sitting still didn’t suit him.
Why I Drive: Rich Mounts
Rich Mounts started a new career as a bus driver after retiring. "I tried to take a break for a year," he says, "but I missed people too much."
In Good Hands
An elementary school entrusts IC Bus with the unique and essential transport of its students with special needs.
Testing for Success
To the engineers at the Navistar Test Center & Engine Plant in Illinois, safety is the ultimate priority.
Outshining The Competition
Customer service and on-road performance made IC Bus the obvious choice for Lexington School District Two.
A 550-square-mile school district northwest of Tuscon needed buses that were built to withstand a challenge.
The Cummins ISB6.7 is coming to the IC Bus CE Series, bringing the best of the industry together in one reliable, proven package.
Top Tools for Fleet Maintenance
School buses have to be reliable performers on the road. Here are top tips to keep them that way.
The Road to School
All the numbers behind the transportation of our most precious resources—our kids
Why I Drive: Jennette Visser
The four-time winner of the Michigan bus “Roadeo,” is the best bus driver in her state and the seventh best in the U.S.
Building a Bus in Tulsa
IC Bus prides itself on manufacturing the same safe, dependable, efficient product every time a school bus rolls off the line. Here’s how.
IC Bus’ BTI seating system makes your fleet more flexible with standard base seats that can be easily customized.
Visibility - Three-Piece Windshield and Wipers
IC Bus windshields are designed to provide maximum visibility with minimum distractions.
Why I Drive: Betty Simmons-Talley
The opportunity to work with kids puts school bus driver Betty “B.J.” Simmons-Talley on the road every day.
At IC Bus we use high-grade bolts to hold our chassis frames together, and we laser-align our frame rails and require a detailed sign-off process.
Steering Wheel Switches
IC Bus researchers utilized what we call a control reach curve—the reach area within which most drivers work—to arrange switches on the steering wheel in the most efficient places.
Leave No Child Behind Alarm System
C Bus’ standard alarm system was pioneered to help drivers ensure that the bus is completely empty when they’ve completed a route.
IC Bus' driver's seat is specifically designed to address real-driver body types, needs and actions.
Innovation and Design
How IC Bus uses computer and clay bus models to optimize passenger and driver usability.
Chassis Paint and Undercoating
IC Bus prides itself on taking the extra measure of adding undercoating to the chassis both before and after it’s been assembled with the body, providing all components with an extra layer of protection.
At the one-million-square-foot Tulsa Bus Manufacturing Plant, each vehicle is carefully assembled under one roof on our mile-long assembly line.
Navistar’s industry-unique Diamond Logic electrical system uses multiplexing, a wiring system that allows for intuitive body integration.
Melrose Park Tests
Before IC Bus products get to carry the world’s most precious cargo, they are subjected to brutal testing in Melrose Park, Ill.
IC Bus puts more time, resources, expertise and innovation into the engineering process than any of its competitors do.
Industry-leading features are standard in IC Bus manufacturing to maximize performance and strength.