Unique Experiences

Allison Transmission Experience

Hosted by Allison Transmission
Date: Thursday, June 4, 2020
Time: 8 a.m. –  2 p.m.
Transportation Pick-up:  TBD
Location: Allison Transmission Global Headquarters
Description: Get to know Allison Transmission during the STN EXPO on June 4 with a plant tour, hands-on training  and ride & drive on their private track + lunch at the Allison Transmission Global Headquarters in downtown Indianapolis. (Maximum of 150 participants.)

National School Bus Inspection Training Program

Instructors: Marshall Casey with Joe Scesny & Bobby Williams
Date: Friday, June 5, 2020
Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: JW Marriott
Description: STN EXPO launches a program developed by school bus maintenance and inspection expert Marshall Casey to fully train technicians on how to conduct regular vehicle inspections, above and beyond state or federal Department of Transportation guidance. The eight-hour program held on Friday, June 5 is derived from best practices Casey used in overseeing the maintenance of school buses in South Carolina, the only completely owned and operated state fleet in the nation. Attendees will learn how to discover more defects prior to failure, which allows for expedited repairs, increased vehicle uptime, and a more efficient maintenance program. The program includes eight hours of classroom instruction, as well as a written exam. *This program requires separate registration and fees. (Maximum of 50 participants.)

NHTSA Child Passenger Safety Restraint Training

Instructors: Kathy Anneken, Denise Donaldson, Sue Shutrump, Eric Smith & Charlie Vits
Date: Friday, June 5, 2020
Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: JW Marriott
Description: This eight-hour training seminar on Friday, June 5 approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration teaches the proper securement of pre-school aged children in appropriate child safety restraint systems (CSRS) on school bus seats. It provides the basic rules of proper CSRS usage and illustrates the most common mistakes made when installing CSRS in school buses. Continuing education units (5.5 CEUs) are approved by Safe Kids Worldwide for all registered attendees who complete the course work. *This program requires separate registration and fees. (Maximum of 50 participants.)

Wheelchair Securement Training

Presented by Q’Straint & Sure-Lok
Date: Saturday, June 6, 2020
Time: 1 – 3:30 p.m.
Location: JW Marriott
Description: This interactive workshop is designed by Q’Straint as a comprehensive, advanced training on the best practices of securing passengers with special needs and their wheelchairs. Participants will master the essential principles needed for proper securement, receive ample supervised hands-on securement practice, and learn troubleshooting practices for safely transporting difficult to secure mobility devices. This course is ideal for safety trainers, transportation managers, and drivers. Topics covered include: safety and liability; securement equipment operation; securing the wheelchair; hands-on practice; difficult-to-transport wheelchairs; and more. Participants will receive a certificate of completion for their records. (Maximum of 35 participants.)

Cummins Service Training School

Presented by Cummins
Date: Monday, June 8, 2020
Time: Noon – 5 p.m.
Location: Indianapolis Convention Center
Description: Exclusive to STN EXPO Indianapolis, Cummins Engine provides attendees hands-on training that covers basic electronic theory and troubleshooting, cooled EGR and air handling familiarization, exhaust after-treatment overview (including dash lamps and switches), and additional product specific information. The training includes an introduction on using INSITE engine diagnostics software and the QuickServe Online parts and service portal. All attendees who complete the training receive certification from Cummins.
(Maximum of 75 participants.)

Live School Bus Crash Demonstration at CAPE

Hosted by SafeGuard
Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Time: 7 a.m. – Noon
Location: The Center for Advanced Product Evaluation (CAPE)
Description: Hosted by SafeGuard/IMMI. IMMI transports attendees from the JW Marriott to its Center for Advanced Product Evaluation to experience a unique, live school bus crash demonstration and to participate in a debriefing session. Transportation and breakfast will be provided onsite. (Maximum of 150 participants.)

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