NTSB seeks USDOT audit of FMCSA compliance oversight|
WASHINGTON - The National Transportation Safety Board has recommended the U.S. Department of Transportation audit the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration because recent accidents raise "serious...
Official: Keep ‘Quick Strike’ ongoing|
PALA, Calif. - A top official of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration says the agency wants to make permanent the "Operation Quick Strike" inspection surge it conducted earlier this year that...
Driver screening tool cuts accidents|
PALA, Calif. -- Motorcoach operators who used a computerized record-checking tool to prescreen prospective driver-employees had fewer accidents and lowered their driver out-of-service rates, a new study...
New, Chinese-built coach slated for U.S. in mid-2014|
CANTON, Mich. - A Chinese-built, 45-foot motorcoach is slated for a return to the North American market next year.
Executives leading the effort say they're determined not to repeat the mistakes...
NJ Transit: ‘OK for Academy to use our buses for charters’|
WASHINGTON - A public transit agency accused of violating the federal charter service rule has admitted its buses were used by a private motorcoach company to operate a shuttle for a PGA golf tournament....
New York operator seeks opinion on state worker shuttle|
ALBANY, N.Y. - A New York motorcoach operator has asked the Federal Transit Administration to provide an opinion on whether a public transit agency is eligible to provide contracted commuter service for...
Overall transportation safety picture continues to improve|
EVANSTON, Ill. - The general decline in recent years of U.S. fatality rates for highway travel may not have received the public attention it should.
The National Highway Traffic Administration...
Soon-to-come New York casinos could crush Atlantic City|
NEW YORK CITY - More troubles are probably on the horizon for casinos in Atlantic City.
Last month, New Yorkers approved an amendment to the state constitution that will allow seven full-scale...
Nevada casinos just keep on winning|
CARSON CITY, Nev. - Despite the increased competition -- everywhere across the U.S., the Las Vegas Strip continues to draw gamblers who are willing to part with their money by the busload.
NTSB says train-parade float crash due to poor planning|
MIDLAND, Texas - Because buses and motorcoaches often participate in local parades, this tragedy just as easily could have involved a coach instead of a tractor-trailer.
The incident might serve...