News Tagged With: tour-bus
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October 22, 2013

Tour bus vendors booted from Hollywood Walk of Fame

City leaders say rogue companies aggressively harass tourists and ruin vacation stays, according to a report.


August 29, 2013

Tour bus company, woman's family reach $6.75M settlement

Video surveillance images showed that Justyna Palka was walking in the crosswalk with a green light when the driver made a right turn and ran her over, according to her family's lawyers.


March 26, 2013

Savannah, Ga. bans double-decker coaches downtown

Many Savannah residents argued the one-square-mile historic district is becoming too congested with tour vehicles.


September 20, 2012

City Sightseeing launched New Orleans tour bus

Double-deck tour bus service offers a way to experience the city with a hop-on and hop-off model, letting visitors tour sites at their own pace.


July 10, 2012

N.Y. coach crash injures 24

A Star Tag Inc. bus driver lost control of his vehicle near New York City on the way to a casino on Wednesday, sending 24 people to the hospital.


August 12, 2011

Pa. motorcoach driver publishes book

Jim Maust, who drove for Perkiomen Motorcoach for 11 years, wrote about his on-the-job adventures in “From the Driver’s Seat,” released about a month ago.


August 9, 2011

Wells Fargo ups funds to Motorcoach Council’s Vendor Program

Support will enable the Council to award 25 additional gift cards, each with a $50 value, to motorcoach operators who enroll in the Coach Vendor Parts Program this year.


August 4, 2011

Third N.Y. tour bus crash reported in less than 3 weeks

In the most recent accident in Upstate New York, more than a dozen people were injured. Within the last two weeks, one person was killed and 30 were injured in a crash involving a bus and a tractor-trailer, and another collision led to the death of two people and injured dozens more.


July 14, 2011

S.F. MTA unveils plan to improve tour bus circulation

Calls for more efficient passenger loading and unloading, metered parking spaces where buses can wait for customers and a permit system to better manage and enforce tour bus parking and loading.


July 12, 2011

Motorcoach out-of-service levels at all-time low

At lowest levels since the CVSA's commercial vehicle safety enforcement campaign, Roadcheck began in 1988. Inspections of passenger vehicles found a compliance rate of 91.3 percent in 2011 versus 91.0 percent in 2010. The motorcoach driver compliance rate was 97.4 percent; in 2010 it was 96.4 percent.


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