SAINTE-CLAIRE, Quebec -- Prevost
heads into 2017 with a roster of motorcoach
product improvements that include a new
electric fan drive cooling system expected to
improve mileage and engine power, a
reduced-emission engine and, in its
conversion bus segment, newly designed
slideouts that eliminate the step to create a
The Sainte-Claire-based company,
which is part of Volvo and distributes the
Volvo 9700 motorcoach, also hopes to
introduce the 9700 into Canada...
ASHBURN, Va. - After months of input
from industry leaders, the Federal Motor
Carrier Safety Administration is softening
proposed changes to the bus
Peter Chandler, team leader of the
FMCSA Commercial Passenger Carrier
Safety Division, updated attendees of the
United Motorcoach Association's 2016
Safety Management Seminar on the status
of the new rule.
Chandler reported that FMCSA
believes less-burdensome regulatory
alternatives that would not...
WASHINGTON -- National training
standards for entry-level commercial bus
and truck drivers have been issued by the
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Under the final rule issued last month
by FMCSA, new bus and truck drivers
seeking commercial driver's licenses will be
required to show proficiency in both
knowledge training and behind-the-wheel
(BTW) training on public...