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-and-drive event on the company’s private track, plus lunch at the Allison Transmission Global Headquarters in downtown Indianapolis. (Maximum of 150 participants. Registration is required.)

National School Bus Inspection Training Program

Instructors: Marshall Casey with Joe Scesny, Trey Stowe & Bobby Williams
Date: Friday, June 5, 2020
Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: JW Marriott
Description: Developed by school bus maintenance and inspection expert Marshall Casey, this program fully trains technicians on how to conduct regular vehicle inspections, above and beyond state or federal Department of Transportation guidance. The eight-hour program on Friday, June 5 is derived from best practices Casey used in overseeing the maintenance of school buses in South Carolina, which is 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. (Maximum of 50 participants. Separate registration is required. $149 by 3/6, $199 after.)

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 is approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and 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. (Maximum of 50 participants. Separate registration is required. $149 by 3/6, $199 after.)

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. (Maximum of 35 participants. Separate registration is required.)

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 with 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 to 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. Separate registration is required.)

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.Separate registration is required.)

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