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School Bus to RV Conversion

Want to convert a school bus to an RV, there are a few things you need to know. This varies from state to state but in Indiana: 1. School bus yellow is a federally mandated color for school buses only. So, you will need to paint your bus. The sky is the limit here but not school bus yellow. 2. Since it is going to…

2017 Clean Diesel National Grants

​Learn more at: and be sure and contact our Sales team to learn more about how clean today’s diesel engines are! PM Chart

Clean Diesel

​ What is Clean Diesel? from Diesel Technology Forum on Vimeo.

Celebrating 100 Years

​We are very excited to be celebrating 100 years of the Thomas Built Buses history with them as the oldest active Thomas Dealer. Kerlin Bus Sales has been serving the school bus market for 54 years. As we strive to be the best partner in transportation for you we have some exciting announcements. First, we have…

St Francis Propane Case Study

​The Propane Education and Research Council has put that together a case study from St. Francis School District 15 on Thomas C2 Propane units. The school tested three different brands before going with the Thomas Saf-T-Liner C2 powered by Powertrain Integration You can find the PDF here. They also just released…

CDL Update

You may have seen our recent newsletter about the CDL skill test update for Indiana. Below is a link to the CDL Manual Insert (update) and the manual online. CDL Manual Insert