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The World Awaits – More Same than Different Blog 2 Tiffany goes to CR

Getting from point A to point B when travelling is often an adventure in and of itself, because the differences between our country and the rest of the world can be intimidating. Uncertainty about driving laws, currency conversions and other things make foreign travel daunting at times. But, as Tiffany Nickel found on her travels […]

The World Awaits – Making the Best

Article #1: Making the Best We often hear that accessibility is a major reason why people don’t travel often. Equal accessibility across the globe is a goal of many organizations, such as Mobility International USA. While accessibility during travel is a major concern that requires planning, it should never stop anyone from doing things they […]

How do I find a reputable mobility equipment dealer?

Here are a few tips if this is your first time. The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) is our industry’s trade association. www.nmeda.org. Reputable mobility equipment dealers are members of the association. Kansas Truck Mobility has gone one step further and been audited by a third-party from NMEDA who certified our company as a QAP (Quality […]

Is your man cave wheelchair accessible?

It’s Father’s Day weekend, and if there’s one area of the home that is traditionally Dad’s domain, it’s the garage. The Man Cave! What makes a man cave wheelchair accessible? Marc Schmidt, customer and recipient of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star in 1968, has been using adaptive equipment for almost 50 years. I’d rate […]

OTC or Blue Bird Activity Bus? What to consider.

We believe there are two issues to consider when evaluating the use of OTC (over-the-road-coach) buses to transport students. They are not built to meet FMVSS school bus standards which have specific safety requirements to protect students. And, the long-term cost-of-ownership can be expensive. In Kansas, school districts cannot, by law, purchase new motorcoach buses.

Leasing vs Purchase of a School Bus

Has your school district considered Lease over Purchase? Kansas Truck Equipment Co., Inc. can discuss financing and leasing programs for new and used school buses.