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Managing Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Fatigue Risks

Presented as part of ABA’s BISC & BusMARC 2021 Virtual Safety & Maintenance Series As part of the ongoing Virtual Safety & Maintenance series, the American Bus Association (ABA) hosted an educational webinar addressing why and how companies can implement a fatigue risk management program (FMP), reduce fatigue-related accidents, and what we can learn from […]

National Trails Maintains Growth, Optimizes Charter Management During COVID-19

Austin Arksey is the owner of National Trails, a Michigan-based charter and tour company in operation since 1982. When he purchased the company in March 2019, Arksey said that the company had nine drivers, one office employee, and one mechanic. Today, National Trails employs almost 100 people, with 13 full-sized motorcoaches and 31 school buses […]

Arrow Stage Lines maintains fleet excellence throughout COVID-19

As a fourth-generation family-owned motorcoach company, Arrow Stage Lines has maintained a high standard of excellence since 1928, placing customer comfort and safety at the forefront of their business model despite the onset of a global pandemic. The company was originally founded by Carl Busskohl as a bread and mail delivery service, eventually evolving into […]

ABC Companies: More focused and invested than ever

  With the motorcoach industry at a virtual standstill resulting from the 2020 pandemic, ABC Companies continues to invest in serving its customers to ensure stability today and in the future. Guided by the belief that the company’s success is borne from its customers success, ABC President and Chief Commercial Officer Roman Cornell discussed how […]

ABA moves Marketplace in Baltimore to June 2021

The American Bus Association (ABA) – the industry leader advancing North American motorcoach travel and tourism – announced that it was moving its annual ABA’s Marketplace for 2021 from January to June 18-22 in Baltimore. In a letter to the membership ABA President & CEO Peter Pantuso said: This week, the ABA Board of Directors […]

NFI Parts, MCI debut patented proactive air and surface purification system

Earlier this week, Motor Coach Industries (MCI) hosted a webinar highlighting the company’s most recent product developments, including a detailed look at their brand new patented proactive air and surface purification system. The system is the result of NFI Parts’ deal with Eagle Disinfection Group to be the exclusive distributor of the Puradigm FLOW 100 […]

Ramping Up Recovery for the Motorcoach Industry

MCI packages resources to keep motorcoach travel moving ahead As operators resume their schedules and rebuild business, MCI is dedicating itself to helping customers get back on the road with new processes and procedures—and a strong emphasis on passenger care. “Our main goal is to support our customers’ efforts to inspire passengers to ride again […]

ARBOC Builds on a Legacy of Equal Access for Everyone

Building on a legacy of accessibility and exceptional service, ARBOC Specialty Vehicles® is poised in 2020 to refine its vehicle offerings and further improve its organizational efficiency. Doug Minix, general manager, joined ARBOC in December and plunged headfirst into the bus industry, overseeing the company’s direction during the COVID-19 pandemic. The next year, he said, […]

The Annual Fleet Finance Summit

Presented by BUSRide BUSRide convened a discussion moderated by Craig Lentzsch, former CEO of Greyhound Lines; former president / CEO of Coach America; and past executive director of All Aboard America! Holdings. He and a panel of industry experts explored the latest trends in fleet financing; the new and pre-owned coach markets; different lease types for […]

Museum of Bus Transportation merges with Antique Automobile Club of America Museum

The Hershey, Pennsylvania-based Museum of Bus Transportation and the AACA Museum, Inc. have agreed to merge. The award winning AACA Museum is a Smithsonian Affiliate and has served as the home of the Museum of Bus Transportation since opening to the public in 2003. The bus museum exhibits buses in the AACAM, and according to John […]