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Seat belt usage by motorcoach drivers hits record levels

Motorcoach| November 16, 2017

Since 2007, FMCSA, in collaboration with the NHTSA has conducted the Safety Belt Usage by Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers Survey six times. In each survey, safety belt usage by commercial drivers has been shown to be steadily increasing.

'Practical Drift' is Bus Safety's Silent Adversary

| August 16, 2017

Each year, people are injured or killed in incidents where following a standard operating procedure or using the available safety equipment...

Accessibility| August 2, 2016

AMF-Bruns' products offers rear-end collision protection

n the 1970’s the company developed the first wheelchair safety system and invented the world’s first 4-point retractor wheelchair anchoring system.

Security and Safety | November 23, 2015

Synthetic drug use caused bus crash that killed Texas students, NTSB says

Also determines that contributing to the severity of the crash was the fact that, although the bus was equipped with seat belts in all seating positions, none of the passengers wore the restraints.

Motorcoach| November 20, 2013

Updated: NHTSA to require seat belts on motorcoaches

The final rule, which amends FMVSS 208, applies to new over-the-road buses and to other types of new buses with a GVWR greater than 26,000 pounds, except transit buses and school buses.
Accessibility| September 11, 2013

Q'Straint unveils 3-point wheelchair securement station

The Q’UBE 3-Point Securement Station features an innovative sliding bumper that provides critical stabilization and tip-over prevention that the ADA requires for 3-Point securement.
Motorcoach| January 3, 2013

Canadian coach operator considers seat belt installation

Following an accident in which a coach was blown off the road, injuring several passengers, Maritime Bus owner Mike Cassidy considers seat belts.
Motorcoach| November 16, 2012

James River expands safety initiative

Will install seat belts on all of its motorcoaches by Spring 2013; add a driving simulator; conduct extensive background checks covering national and local databases and pre-employment personality testing to ensure compatibility with corporate values; and add a customer service training department.
Motorcoach| June 21, 2012

MCI delivers 3 J4500s to Miami

The first coach, featuring the company’s signature splashy rainbow graphic against a deep pink body, joined the fleet in May. The second J4500, a white one, arrived in early June. A third, painted gray, is expected in late June.
Motorcoach| March 23, 2012

UMA, ABA leaders testify on vehicle safety provisions

The U.S. House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade held a hearing designed to learn the views of the Administration and other stakeholders considering the vehicle safety provisions included in the House and Senate highway bills.
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