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ABA answers FAQs on DEF

The American Bus Association (ABA), Washington D.C. offers its Urea & Diesel Exhaust Fluid Users Guide for operators and service technicians.

5Star Speciality Products 2010 Safe Driver Hall of Fame

The call is out to nominate drivers for the BUSRide 2010 Safe Driver Hall of Fame. Presenting sponsor 5Star Specialty Products, Melbourne, FL, says safe driving over the course of a career that may span three million miles requires the highest standards in every facet of the job, from driver behavior and passenger awareness to exacting vehicle maintenance.

Repair or replace, that is the question

In the mop up after an accident, one final item on the list is to tend to the damaged coach. The question is often whether to repair or replace, with several mitigating scenarios in play where there is no one answer.

When customers speak, the response is faster and better

Dayton RTA, Dayton, OH, always tries to provide the best possible transit service. As hard as we try, as a public agency we know we are going to receive comments and complaints about an RTA experience at one time or another.

FMCSA promises more punch with CSA 2010

Later this year Comprehensive Safety Analysis (CSA) 2010 and its Safety Measurement System will replace the current Motor Carrier Safety Status Measurement System (SafeStat) used by regulators to identify and target unsafe operators.

FMCSA raises safety requirements for new bus and coach entrants

The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) New Entrant Safety Assurance Process rule took effect December 16, 2009. The rule requires newly registered truck and bus companies to meet stricter safety requirements.

The 2009 BUSRide Safe Driving Hall of Fame presented by 5Star Specialty Products

Two drivers from Peter Pan Bus Lines, Springfield, MA, Edward C. Hope and Everett L. Anderson representing Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1512, are the 2009 inductees into the BUSRide Driver Hall of Fame presented by 5Star Products.

Mystery riders lend an extra set of eyes and ears

In an industry where safety compliance and customer service make or break reputations, bus professionals need to know their interests are in good hands out on the road.

Tough work, but some people get to do it

It is essentially unreasonable in this day and age to think an affluent demographic will choose to ride a coach on trips more than a few hundred miles.

Turn regulations into policy to ensure compliance

I do not need a crystal ball to tell me what comes to mind for most bus company owners when they hear the word compliance. I already know they would say DOT regulations.