Collins Bus Corporation

School buses come in all sizes and sometimes the best solution is a smaller unit. That’s where Collins Bus comes in. When there are fewer children to transport, they can be counted on to build you a bus that enforces the same reliability and safety you’d find in a full sized conventional bus. Collins has an unwavering commitment to quality and their bus design reflects that.

Collins Bus is a well known name in the busing industry and is located in Hutchinson, Kansas. It holds the distinguished status as the pioneer in the development of the Type A (mini) school bus. Moreover, Collins is one of the largest Type A bus manufacturers in North America.

In recent news, Collins Bus has been acquired by Forest River, Inc., a leading producer of shuttle buses and recreational vehicles.

Delivering confidence with every ride, Collins is a trusted name among bus companies. Driven by innovation, this manufacturer has earned a road-tested reputation for safety and dependability.

A Safe Ride Is A Collins Ride

Mini buses are typically built on cutaway van chassis and are known for their maneuverability, fuel efficiency, and ease of use. Collins uses its patented Built-In-Crossmembers (BIC) technology, which provides structural integrity to the bus. Each bus is constructed with high-strength low-alloy steel to produce a one-piece tubular roof bow that is stronger than traditional steel. Their unique design enhances the safety and durability of their vehicles. You’ll often see these trusted buses on the road, transporting children for school-related activities.

These small buses are also great for daily use by preschool facilities. For instance, daycares, field trips and extracurricular activities all benefit from a compact unit that is able to securely transport smaller children. After half a century of delivering Type A school buses, Collins gets top marks for strength and safety.

Collins Bus Options – Make It Yours

Take a look at The Bus Centre’s inventory for current stock in these dependable buses. If we don’t have one on ground, there’s likely some on order. And we’re able to place your custom order if you need a specific floorplan. Chassis options include Chevy or Ford in a range of passenger capacities. We’re happy to assist you and accommodate your specifications.

There are also plenty of options to make your bus suit your needs. For instance, acoustic headliners, marine grade flooring, 2 or 3 person flex seatbelts, child restraints, and wheelchair accessibility options are some customizations to consider. And these safety-focused units are available with up to 28 passenger capacity.

If you need a small bus, we can help you configure the right unit for carrying your precious cargo on every road you travel. The Bus Centre can meet the specific needs of your school district or organization. Check our inventory below to see what’s currently in stock.

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