Motorcoach

FMCSA to hold motorcoach safety summit

Posted on July 28, 2011

In an effort to strengthen motorcoach safety, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is coordinating the U. S. Department of Transportation’s National Motorcoach Safety Summit this September. The strategic objectives for the summit are to:

  • Increase awareness of the importance of safety and enforcement among all stakeholders - industry, law enforcement, consumer groups, and safety advocates.
  • Identify policy-related barriers and develop opportunities for addressing targeted challenges.
  • Develop tools and resources for educating and training on the maintenance, operations, and purchasing of motorcoach services.
  • Energize and empower stakeholders, partners, and the public to take personal responsibility in making motorcoach transportation safer.

Leading up to the summit, a series of Regional Motorcoach Safety Roundtables have been scheduled. These regional conversations are working sessions to engage the public and participants from all sectors of the motorcoach industry.

With the summit, the FMCSA hopes to develop an effective strategic action plan to increase motorcoach safety awareness, enforcement and education; establish innovative and collaborative policies and countermeasures; standardize data sets; and forge new and collaborative partnerships.

Those interested may register online to participate in one of four Regional Motorcoach Safety Roundtables.

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

More News

Quarter 2 coach sales down slightly, according to ABA Foundation numbers

The decline in sales for the second quarter were offset by the continued strength of sales of the new 45-foot motorcoaches, which saw a 2% increase over the same period in 2016.

MCI completes 13-motorcoach Coach Atlantic order

The 2018 J4500 has been making news for a landmark interior design that’s added more comfort, space, and a significant number of aesthetic improvements, all features Coach Atlantic wanted to be first to offer its customers.

Mid-American adds 2 MCI J4500s

The 2018 J4500 features new airline-inspired ceiling lights and aisle puck lights that illuminate the roomier cabin which also features new parcel racks that blend with the front cap of the vehicle.

Silverado Stages adds 28 Volvo 9700s

The well-equipped motorcoaches include industry-leading safety features, an appealing design, and a fuel-efficient engine.

N.Y.'s Brown Coach named IMG Operator of the Year

Brown Coach began in 1980 with just nine motorcoaches that proudly bear the family name.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close