Motorcoach

MCI delivers coaches, driving simulator to Green Bay, Wis.

Posted on April 11, 2011

[IMAGE]Lamers-2011-J4500-high-res-2.jpg[/IMAGE]Green Bay, Wis.-based Lamers Bus Lines Inc. added four 2011 MCI J4500 coaches powered by a clean-diesel Cummins engine and ZF Astronic power train. At the same time, it has added an MCI Coach Driving Training Simulator.

Lamers' newest coaches come equipped with wide-ride suspension, electronic stability control, SmarTire tire-pressure monitoring and Amerex fire-suppression systems as standard features. Lamers added three-point passenger seatbelts, self-retracting footrests, a state-of-the-art entertainment system with six 10.2-inch LCD Blaupunkt monitors, Wi-Fi connectivity, and 10 110-volt outlets that let passengers charge electronic and digital devices.

Already holding the highest possible safety and operational ratings from the U.S. Departments of Defense and Transportation, Lamers added the MCI Coach Driving Training Simulator to further its educational programs.

Designed to give drivers the skills they need to become safer, more confident and better prepared behind the wheel, the simulator helps drivers become familiar with navigating a 45-foot MCI motor coach through traffic, mountains and inclement weather, while simulating situations that may occur on the road.

[IMAGE]Buckingham-Bus9-2.jpg[/IMAGE]Meanwhile, Groton, Mass.-based Buckingham Bus, took delivery of a 2011 MCI J4500 coach that comes equipped with Electronic Stability Control, a SmarTire tire pressure monitoring system, Amerex fire suppression system and the newest clean-diesel engine technology.

The company also added optional three-point passenger seatbelts and a wheelchair lift.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Silverado Stages names new CEO

John Busskohl has been an executive in the motorcoach and bus industry for the past 24 years and has managed large, multi-market organizations for most of that time.

MCI delivers first Commuter Coach to Broward County

Designed for higher speeds, the Buy-America-compliant, Altoona-tested MCI Commuter Coach uses a high-floor design that raises passengers and the driver above traffic, along with a long-travel suspension for a smooth ride.

79th Trailways conference slated for Calif.

The Trailways Annual Stockholders Meeting and Conference is a private gathering comprised of only Trailways Transportation owners and representatives. Located throughout North American and parts of Europe, these privately owned or operated bus and coach companies are affiliated with the well-known respected Trailways brand.

MCI introduces Web-based learning, ramps up 2015 training schedule

The Learning Management System works with smart phones and tablets as well as PCs and Macs, allowing technicians to access the modules at their work stations

CH Bus delivers Temsa TS-45 to Texas

Arrow Trailway’s TS 45 coach has seating for 56 passengers and includes quality features such as 110-volt plugs with USB ports, Alcoa Durabright wheels, REI monitors, and side and driver shades.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

Please sign in or register to .    Close