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STREET SMART MEETS BOOK SMART.
INTRODUCING BUSWISE™ TECHNOLOGIES.
At Thomas Built Buses, we believe that continuous innovation is key to making fleets more efficient, manageable and safe.
Today we are proud to offer BusWise™ Technologies, a robust technology platform that combines the latest innovations in safety, efficiency, serviceability and fleet management. On the Saf-T-Liner® C2, we’ve integrated the industry’s best-of-breed components from proven brands like Zonar® and Mobileye® into a comprehensive suite of advanced technologies. The system is customizable, allowing you to select the features that work best for you. And everything is installed as original equipment at the factory, making this advanced technology
more accessible than ever.
The most important safety features you’ll find on any bus. Besides the driver.
Safety has always been the primary focus of Thomas Built Buses. Over the years we have developed numerous construction techniques that make our buses strong and durable. We have introduced a variety of unique features that better protect children and enable drivers to operate in a much safer manner. And now, BusWise makes a giant leap forward.
For starters, the C2 with BusWise now offers a state-of-the-art warning system from Mobileye N.V. to help avoid forward collision, pedestrian collision and lane departure. It also includes a speed limit indicator and headway monitoring function. All of which can be electronically recorded and reported to transportation directors.
BusWise provides drivers unprecedented visibility. It not only provides a backup camera, but also features the Perimeter
View 360™ (PV360™), a 360-degree multi-view camera. Drivers can see virtually everything surrounding the Saf-T-Liner® C2. This is especially helpful when children are exiting the bus, or when a reckless driver is trying to pass a stopped bus. The PV360™ camera can assist with tricky maneuvering as well.
BusWise also offers SmartTrac™ Electronic Stability Control (ESC) by Meritor WABCO. The system compares the vehicle’s actual movement to performance models using various vehicle sensors. When it senses instability that could lead to rollover or loss of bus control, it intervenes automatically, utilizing the brakes to decrease speed and correct any tendency of the bus to eviate from the driver’s intended path.
“Efficiency” is an overused word. Well, until you start saving money, that is.
You’ll be able to follow every Saf-T-Liner® C2 in your fl eet remotely with a Zonar web-based data management software platform. Customize the system for a variety of real-time alerts that monitor driver behaviors like speeding, excessive idling, hard acceleration, braking, cornering and out-of-route miles, which can lessen fuel economy. Keep track of dozens of bus functions, including seat belt use, door opening and closing,
wheelchair-lift activation, stop-arm operation and parking brake deployment. This robust system not only puts you in control
of your buses, it will give you greater peace of mind.
The BusWise platform is the perfect tool for driver training. Both Zonar and Mobileye technologies allow you to identify problems and skills that require improvement. It can give drivers helpful feedback, letting them know precisely how
to hone their skills to improve performance, safety and fuel
Bus drivers can change frequently. Buses, not so much.
Chances are, your buses will be in service for 20 years. Making sure they are equipped with the most advanced maintenance technology will help them stay in service without excessive maintenance costs. Besides that, maximizing vehicle uptime is critical to cost containment.
BusWise includes remote diagnostics that can analyze fault codes to help you identify potential issues before they become serious.
The system also automates preventive maintenance scheduling and even integrates with third-party maintenance systems. This allows you to manage shop resources and personnel
more effectively to reduce costs. BusWise even includes a tire pressure monitoring system that alerts drivers and fleet managers to a variety of tire issues.