The new program educates motorcoach drivers to ensure they are knowledgeable and comply with FMCSA rules and regulations.
This 57-passenger coach is a fully integral monocoque design with stainless steel for durability and will be ready for customers by summer.
Fatigue likely is the cause of up to 15% of all motorcoach industry crashes, but is responsible for 80% of total claim costs.
More than 6 in 10 operators ranked their financial status as better than last year in the United Motorcoach Association survey.
The session will help charter and tour operators understand how to improve motorcoach passenger safety.
Anyone who receives such a letter should notify local law enforcement agencies about possible fraudulent financial data collection activity.
The ABA, OMCA, and UMA have launched websites to connect travel services with the clients looking for them.
The bus industry has also been promoting green programs and reward-green efforts. Motor Coach Industries, the United Motorcoach Association and the American Bus Association have introduced programs such as educational materials, awards for successful initiatives and promotional campaigns.
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