July 10, 2014
The UMA will file a brief about the "unfair government-subsidized competition" against RCL, according to the company's press release, while the ABA's brief will analyze alleged "conflict of interest, bias and contractor predetermination issues."
Message points included federal minimum financial responsibility limits, preservation of charter bus protections, return to zero federal fuel tax for over-the-road buses, increased opportunities for contracting with local transit agencies and a host of regulatory reforms.
April 2, 2014
The event gathers owners and senior management from bus and motorcoach companies to meet with their Congressional elected officials to discuss the industry's most pressing legislative issues.
July 30, 2013
Representatives from the ABA; NAMO; the UMA; and major motorcoach operations reviewed provisions of the Affordable Care Act. The White House said it wants to use the motorcoach industry to convey information about the Act to customers who ride buses and may not have health insurance, including students and the elderly.
July 1, 2013
Said that the NTSB is "interested in providing solutions, not just identifying problems," and said it is imperative to "educate the public to make the choice to put safety first."
June 3, 2013
Using methodology that is unique, predictive, legally defensible and proven over time, Scheig Associates' Motor Coach Works Hiring & Performance System is a three-phase system consisting of an online pre-employment assessment, behaviorally based interview questions and a performance evaluation.
May 23, 2013
Inaugural event, held January 2013 in Orlando, Fla., brought together more than 3,600 tour and travel buyers and sellers, including 1,176 buyers from 632 companies.
March 27, 2013
Organizers look forward to a productive exchange of ideas and information about motorcoach safety, with an eye toward awareness and education among tour providers.
July 13, 2012
Directed to the FMCSA, NHTSA, AASHTO and various motorcoach associations.
April 2, 2012
The schedule for the Jan. 20 to 24 show was confirmed at the NTA/UMA 2013 Task Force meeting and will give members a better idea of how UMA's and NTA's events will be integrated.
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