Medical certificate/CDL merger deadline delayed|
WASHINGTON - Deadlines, it seems, are never easy to meet for the Federal Motor Carrier Administration.
The latest example came last month when the agency announced that the deadline for drivers...
Coach sales dip in third quarter|
Combined sales of new MCI, Prevost, Setra, Van Hool and Volvo motorcoaches appear to have declined during the third quarter of last year.
Deliveries by the five brands totaled 324 new motorcoaches...
San Francisco develops plan for private commuter buses|
SAN FRANCISCO - City officials here say they have reached an agreement with private commuter shuttle bus providers, calling for city permits, fees and safety requirements for using public bus stops.
UMA suit challenging Texas ordinance hits pothole|
AUSTIN, Texas - A city ordinance challenged in a lawsuit filed by the United Motorcoach Association is getting a closer look by a federal judge after a hearing last month that was conducted to evaluate...
Legislation aimed at jitneys racing ahead in New Jersey|
TRENTON, N.J. - A bill applying state regulation to so-called jitney buses is racing through the New Jersey legislature in response to a July crash that killed an eight-month-old girl who was being pushed...
Trade Center security plan riles neighbors|
NEW YORK - Motorcoach operators finally might be catching a break from city officials here. But it could be short lived.
After years of feuding over a wide range of driving and parking restrictions...
Washington 2014: More rules, more road-funding tumult|
WASHINGTON - If you liked 2013 Washington, you're bound to be mesmerized by 2014 Washington.
This year promises to be more of the same . . . and then some.
Debate over a new highway finance...
Academy completes purchase of Horizon’s units in Florida|
HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Academy Bus, the nation's largest privately-owned charter bus company, announced last month it has completed the purchase of most of the Florida operations of Horizon Coach Lines.
Wouldn’t it be great if politicians tackled their whole job?|
By Dave Millhouser
I was on the Dean's List in college.
You, who've noted my shaky grasp of the English language, will be stunned, until you realize it was the Dean's OTHER...
South Carolina operator Walter Bryant Jr., dies|
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - A former leader of the motorcoach industry in South Carolina, Walter Bryant Jr., died in late December. He was 63.
Mr. Bryant was the owner of Bryant Tours, a small coach...