FirstGroup America Archives - BUSRide

MCI providing full support to NHTSA investigation

Motor Coach Industries said it is providing its full support and cooperation to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in its investigation of whether drive shafts on the company’s MCI D-Series motorcoaches can dislodge while in operation and cause drivers to lose control.

Lawmaker’s BUSES law proposal finds ally in Greyhound

Congressman Bill Shuster’s introduction of the Bus Uniform Standards and Enhanced Safety (BUSES) Act of 2011 has found an ally in Greyhound.

School districts renew, extend First Student contracts

More than 750 school districts nationwide have either renewed or extended their contracts with First Student.

Raise the seatbacks; raise the bar

Recently the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) handed down a landmark rule that addresses the ongoing debate of seatbelt use on school buses. Among other changes, the rule requires an increase in the seatback height on both large and small school buses and mandates the installation of three-point seatbelts on smaller buses.