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April 17, 2014

Empire Coach expands, equips fleet with electronic logging

The Teletrac logging system includes safety analytics to measure and monitor driver safety behavior and electronic daily vehicle inspection reports and electronic driver logs to accurately document hours of service.

April 17, 2014

ABA Marketplace sees 19% increase in booked business

Held in Nashville, Tenn. in January, the event generated $129.8 million dollars’ worth of booked and future business for the show’s more than 3,500 participants, says a report by New York-based consulting firm John Dunham and Associates.

April 15, 2014

Rules lag to help passengers escape crashed buses

Many of the 40 or so students aboard a bus that had collided with a tractor-trailer truck squeezed through a kicked-out window before the vehicle burst into flames.

April 15, 2014

FedEx truck not on fire before striking motorcoach

NTSB investigators have requested a list of the contents of the FedEx truck’s semi-trailers and will determine if any possibly hazardous materials could have been on board.

April 14, 2014

ABC delivers Van Hools to Minn., Mich.

Northfield Lines' 2014 ADA-equipped CX45 is powered by a Detroit DD13 engine coupled to an Allison B500G5 transmission, while Air Bear Travel's order consists of two Van Hool TX45s and two CXs, which are driven by DD13 engines coupled to Allison B500G5 transmissions.

April 14, 2014

Hampton Jitney adds Temsa TS 35

Coach is wheelchair equipped with two tie-downs. Additional quality features include 110-volt plugs, Alcoa Dura Bright rims, an REI audio video system and a rear camera.

April 14, 2014

Pa., Minn. operators add MCI J4500s

New coaches for Klein Transportation and Rustad Bus Service include 110-volt outlets, three-point seat belts and Wi-Fi.

April 11, 2014

FedEx truck strikes motorcoach, kills 10

The drivers of both the truck and the motorcoach were among the dead, as well as three adult chaperones and five teenage students.

April 8, 2014

Prevost expands Richmond, B.C. parts facility

Now stocks 4,600 items in the Richmond warehouse, more than $800,000 worth of inventory. The expansion will increase parts availability and shorten the lead time to get parts to their west coast customers.

April 7, 2014

Lamers adds new intercity bus route

In addition to Green Bay-Madison and Green Bay-Milwaukee routes, Lamers offers a Campus Connect route on Fridays and Sundays while schools are in session that includes University of Wisconsin (UW)-Green Bay, Appleton, UW-Oshkosh and UW-Madison.

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