Topic : Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

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Regulations| January 11, 2017

Feds Clarify Rules For Passenger Buses And Vans

The latest guidance from the FMCSA covers hotel, employer, education, and faith-based transportation, among others.

Regulations| October 14, 2016

FMCSA Acts On Rules Related To Bus Operations

The federal agency will discuss vehicle lease and interchange rules and helps former military personnel get CDLs.

Operations| September 16, 2016

How To Step Up To Better Bus Operations

SEPT. LCT: A seasoned panel of operators share tips, strategies and lessons learned to succeed in the motorcoach business.

April 13, 2016

Beware Of Changes To DOT Physical Exams

Starting April 20, 2016, your examiner must be registered and approved by FMCSA.

Regulations| March 30, 2016

Chauffeur Involved In Fatal Limo Crash Lacked Insurance

It is unknown if the 20-year-old driving the vehicle had, or was required to have, a commercial drivers' license to operate his stretch.

Regulations| March 9, 2016

Feds Propose Safety Training Standards For Motorcoach Drivers

A federal agency has suggested new regulations for entry-level commercial truck and bus operators.

Operations| November 4, 2014

How To Know When Your Drivers Should Eat And Sleep

NOV LCT: 100,000 crashes per year attributed to driver fatigue. 1,500+ people die annually from fatigue-related accidents and another 71,000 injured.

Regulations| June 25, 2014

Feds Shut Down Charter Bus Company Over Safety Violations

Of five motorcoaches available for dispatch and inspected onsite, four buses were ordered out-of-service for serious safety defects.

Regulations| June 4, 2014

National Roadcheck 2014 In Full Swing

Some 17 buses and trucks will be inspected every minute in North America during the three-day annual International Roadcheck which started Tuesday.

Operations| May 16, 2014

Feds Investigate North Carolina Limo Company

Armed with two complaints and the federal sanctions, an investigative news team went to get answers from the operator.

March 26, 2014

How The Feds Screwed A Small Bus Company

"We spent 20 years running people across the country safety, and then they came and took a man’s livelihood and threw it in the dirt.”

Regulations| February 10, 2014

Know Your Limits Before Putting On Vehicle Pounds

FEB. LCT: Operators should pay close attention and abide by federal rules on gross vehicle weight ratings (GVWR), especially for buses.

Regulations| July 31, 2013

Feds Cite Boston Area Limo Company Over Safety Problems

Lynette's Limousine Service plans to stay in business and is correcting the safety violations which affect six of 21 vehicles.

Regulations| June 24, 2013

Limo Makers Won't Face Scrutiny Despite Stretch Fires

The leading Capitol Hill newspaper reports that tougher regulations on coachbuilders are unlikely any time soon.

Regulations| April 9, 2013

ABA And DOT Focus On Crackdown Against Illegal Bus Operators

A quick strike force will conduct safety sweeps of bus operators. Is your company prepared?

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