WINTER GARDEN, Fla. -- ABC Companies
exceeded sales expectations for 2016 with
a boost from the successful launch of its Van
Hool CX35 motorcoach.
Similar results are expected next year,
although company executives believe
growth in the motorcoach industry is being
slowed by entry barriers facing new carriers.
"If we finish the year as we anticipate,
we will probably exceed our budget and
forecast for 2016," ABC President and CEO
Dane Cornell said.
"It has been a good year....
WASHINGTON - Motorcoaches travel on
wheels, so it is only logical that tires play an
important safety role.
In fact, tires have been blamed, at least
partly, in some recent deadly bus crashes in
There is little margin for error in
maintaining motorcoach front tires because
they carry greater loads than the steering
tires on heavier tractor-trailer combinations,
said Robert Molloy, chief of the report
development division in the Office of
Highway Safety at the National...
WASHINGTON - A deadly bus crash
that left 13 people dead on a California
freeway in October has once again put the
spotlight on motorcoach liability insurance
Insurance was a hot topic a couple
years ago when the Federal Motor Carrier
Safety Administration announced plans to
significantly raise the minimum level from
the current $5 million to as much as $20