Author Archives: Susie Washburn

32nd Annual Workshop postponed until 2021

The 32nd Annual Ohio School Bus Mechanics Association Workshop will be postponed until 2021 due to the covid-19 pandemic. The annual meeting will take place at the 2021 Spring Workshop where we will be voting on Vice President. If you have … Continue reading

Renew your membership!

The Ohio School Bus Mechanics Association is made up of school bus mechanics across Ohio. Any qualified mechanic who works on school buses is invited to be an active member. If you have the responsibility in maintaining the operation of … Continue reading

School Bus Inspection Manual – updates

The Ohio State Highway Patrol in cooperation with the Ohio Department of Education met with representatives from school bus manufacturing, transportation experts and state leaders.  The group discussed safe cost effective ways to promote a safe environment for Ohio’s school … Continue reading

2020 OSBMA Spring Workshop – CANCELLED

UPDATE: THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS. THOSE WHO HAVE PAID THEIR WORKSHOP FEES WILL BE CONTACTED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TO BE REFUNDED. All school bus mechanics in Ohio are invited to attend! This workshop … Continue reading

Air Disc Brake Training

Dave McClure, North Regional Director, has planned a workshop in the North region – “Air Disc Brake Training”, presented by Jason Hutchison, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems. There will be a hands-on demonstration of the removal and installation of the brake … Continue reading

Cummins presentation

Cummins has shared the presentation they gave at the 31st Annual Ohio School Bus Mechanics Association Workshop, October, 2019. The presentation covers many different areas associated with Cummins engines – Aftertreatment, Quickserve, Insite, code descriptions and TSB’s.