The California state Assembly on Aug. 22 approved new safety standards for charter buses in reaction to a 2014 accident that killed eight Los Angeles-area high school students on a trip to visit Northern California colleges.
The 2014 accident occurred when a tractor trailer drifted across the median of Interstate 5 near Orland and hit the charter school bus, disabling the bus door and causing diesel fuel from the truck to spray into the bus and ignite.
The bill by Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) would require charter bus vehicles designed to carry 39 or more passengers and made after July 1, 2020 be equipped with emergency lighting that will turn on in the event of a collision.
Operator and former UMA chairman Dale Krapf promotes motorcoaches to a Congressional subcommittee.
The PSA done with the National Limousine Association is the fourth one from the actress-activist spotlighting ridehail faults.
Analysis: A California Supreme Court decision could push more gig contractors into the ranks of paid employees.
The Florida association is ready to make the tournament an annual event after a rousing success.
The crime and safety problem conflicts with the TNC's brand messaging to provide a "safe ride home."
The Greater California Livery Association has worked for years educating state officials on the problems with the TNC.
A regulatory decision April 26 deems the TNC a charter-party carrier, subject to stronger safety, insurance, and licensing.
The industry was mostly prepared by the April 1 deadline for enforcement of the federal electronic logging device mandate.
Ground transportation services lose a round in court and abandon their case to be exempt from the rules and costs.
The driver browsed videos on his smartphone while headling down a New York highway with 52 passengers.
The companies argue it could cost $1 billion to comply, and the percent required is arbitrary and doesn't reflect the demand of riders.
The NLA responds to the first judicial decision on the classification of drivers under federal law.
Uber has been dogged by reports of drivers accosting passengers, including lawsuits alleging sexual assaults.
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