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We are proudly Thomas Built Buses factory authorized dealer for the state of New Jersey. A Thomas Built Bus is the premier school bus for safety and dependability.  Thomas Built Buses is the largest full-line bus manufacturer in all of North America, with more school buses on the road in New Jersey then any other manufacturer. Thomas Built Buses ensure the highest level of safety and dependability.  H.A. DeHart & Son has become not only one of the oldest but also one of the most respected suppliers in the school, mini-bus, airport shuttle, and charter buses with our standard and lift equipped vehicles. At H.A. DeHart & Son we offer a full selection of school buses to meet your transportation needs.

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Front view of yellow shorter school busMINOTOUR® School Bus

Little but loaded with features.

The Minotour® may be the smallest school bus on the roads of New Jersey, but don’t be fooled by its size. Into this highly compact and maneuverable vehicle, Thomas Built Buses has packed all the safety features and rugged engineering of their bigger school buses. And, unlike most passenger vans, the Minotour meets and exceeds all Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards for school buses. The Mintour is one of the most popular small sized school buses on the roads of New Jersey!

Front view of yellow school busSAF-T-LINER® C2 Bus

Conventional and Redefined

The Saf-T-Liner® C2 is built with the utmost importance on safety and reliability, keeping in mind that they are transporting thousands of our youngest passengers, back and forth to school each day in New Jersey. With their innovative designs, they have revolutionized the school bus with outstanding maneuverability, state-of-the-art driver ergonomics and the most visibility among all Type C school buses. With H.A. DeHart & Son being New Jersey’s only dealer, you can be sure that support and service will always be there when you need it.

Front right side view of yellow school busSAF-T-LINER-EFX

Greater seating capacity for the densest routes!

The Saf-T-Liner® EFX is a front-engine, transit-style school bus that is versatile and an excellent value. Like all Thomas Built Buses, the Saf-T-Liner® EFX is made with drivers, passengers, mechanics, and customers in mind. With seating up to 90 passengers and a wider loading aisle, these features make it one of the most innovative school buses on the market. The cockpit is designed for safety, with optimized access to controls, comfort and ample legroom. The engine cover’s design allows for quick, easy and tool-free access to the engine, fluids and belts, keeping routine maintenance time to a minimum. With H.A. DeHart & Son being New Jersey’s exclusive dealer for Thomas Built, you can be sure that support and service will always be there when you need it.

Front left side view of yellow school busSAF-T-LINER® HDX

Premier weight distribution for the long haul

The Saf-T-Liner® HDX and Saf-T-Liner® HDX CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) from from Thomas Built Buses, was built to tackle any road condition thrown at it. The HDX meets and exceeds FMVSS, with safety being of utmost importance. With driver comfort in mind, they have added many features like the standard tilt and telescoping steering wheel and optional adjustable pedals. Air conditioning, coach-style seating, and heavy-duty shock absorbers make for a pleasant ride for up to 90 passengers. Our unwavering commitment to the needs of every passenger, driver and customer has made Thomas Built a leader in the industry for over 90 years. With H.A. DeHart being New Jersey’s exclusive dealer for Thomas Built, you can be sure that support and service will always be there when you need it.

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