Charter bus registration-plan exemption to end in 2016|
ARLINGTON, Va. - Since the International Registration Plan was set up 40 years ago by state motor vehicle registration officials, charter bus companies have been exempt from having to register under the...
Recipe for Trouble|
Misclassifying coach drivers as independent contractors
A federal appeals court ruling that FedEx misclassified 2,300 drivers as independent contractors -- instead of as employees...
New entry looms in growing, small bus/coach sector|
Vehicles that stretch 45 feet long and carry 55 passengers are king of the road as far as most motorcoach operators are concerned. But, in some cases, bigger isn't always better.
Federal Charter Rule decisions|
Transit ruse is beaten back
GAINSVILLE, Fla. -- A Florida motorcoach operator has won a challenge to the public transit agency practice of "bundling," that is, grouping together...
Loophole in rule laid bare|
WASHINGTON - The Federal Transit Administration has ruled that it's OK to use money from the left pocket of the federal government to subsidize transit organizations that compete with private operators,...
Taj Mahal in Atlantic City may be next casino to go|
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Yet another major Atlantic City hotel/casino is on the verge of closing.
The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, like its Atlantic City boardwalk competitors, has been strained...
Motorcoach parking in Toronto: Risky, risky business|
TORONTO - It's a beautiful city and a great place to visit, but you may not want to park here.
The Ontario Motor Coach Association has issued a warning to its members and friends south of the...
California law requires paid sick leave for all employees|
LOS ANGELES -- Employers in California will be required to give part and full-time workers at least three days of paid sick leave each year under a state mandate that takes effect next July.
Trucker charged in fatal I-55 crash was partially blind|
CHANNAHON, Ill. - The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration may have some explaining to do after a truck driver, who was cleared to drive by the agency although he is completely blind in one eye,...
Driver in crash takesáplea deal|
MIAMI -- The driver of a charter motorcoach that slammed into an overpass at Miami International Airport in December 2012, killing three passengers, will spend the next two years under house arrest and...