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FMCSA drug and alcohol sweep nets drivers, carriers

An annual drug and alcohol enforcement sweep by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has resulted in 109 commercial bus and truck drivers being banned from the roads.

Wisconsin’s Riteway Bus Service Wins TRAX Award

Riteway Bus Service, Inc. has won the 2008-2009 TRAX Insurance “400 Point” Risk Control Score Award.

ABA, OMCA join for 2011 tour operator summit

The American Bus Association (ABA) and the Ontario Motor Coach Association (OMCA) have joined forces to sponsor a tour operator summit.

LaHood proposes seatbelt regulations for motorcoaches

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has proposed that all motorcoaches be fitted with lap shoulder seatbelts to better prevent driver and passenger ejections during crashes.

Commercial carriers get early peek at FMCSA safety rankings

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is offering a preview of its safety rankings to commercial motor carrier companies.

Report: Public transit saves thousands of dollars annually

According to the American Public Transportation Association (ATPA), its latest “Transit Savings Report” shows individuals save on average $9,381 annually by taking public transit.

MCC responds to Trailways complaint

I am a little disappointed in Trailways’ “slam” of VANOC as it pertains to payments. I am not writing to defend VANOC but I would like to provide some clarification.

Changing trends detected in inbound travel to U.S.

The availability of cut rate international flights to the U.S. signals a new trend in tourism.

Inspectors win honors at CVSA awards presentation

Some 53 roadside inspectors from North America competed for top honors for the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) North American Inspectors Championship, held August 2-8 in Columbus, OH.

Study: Living near public transit lengthens life

A just released study sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association finds people who live near public transportation are more apt to be healthier and live longer.