BISC West 2018 | American Bus Association

BISC West 2018

October 23 | 8:30 am - 2:30 pm PT


Partner: California Bus Association

Title Sponsor: ABC Companies

Schedule of Events:

Tuesday, October 23

7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Breakfast – The California Bus Association's Tuesday Morning Wakeup
8:30 – 8:45 a.m.

Orientation/Topical Session

Get a feel for how and what the Bus Industry Safety Council is, when they will meet and how you can get involved. The goal of improving motorcoach safety and ensuring that your bus is ready to travel safely down the road. Is one that we should all share. If you are a safety, compliance or maintenance professional, this is where you need to be.


8:45:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Session: Pre-Employment Screening, Navigating the PSP and MVR

Drivers are the life blood of a good bus operation and reflect your safety culture.That's why hiring quality candidates makes all the difference! Companies using FMCSA's pre-employment screening program (PSP) to screen new hires have lowered their crash rate by 8% and driver out-of-service rates by 17% on average. Get up to speed on how to read a motor vehicle record (MVR). A motor carrier is required by 49 CFR 391.25 to check the driving record annually, so don't be caught flat footed.

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9:30 – 9:45 a.m. Break
9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Session: Top Three Workers’ Compensation Injuries & How to Prevent Them

Do you have a safe workplace? Getting bogged down in a series of worker’s compensation claims can completely run your business out of profitability. Find out more about the top 3 causes for workers comp claims and strategies to help you avoid them.

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10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Session: ELD Implementation Review, How are Things Working & What's Next

ELDs are here! Find out from leading motorcoach industry technology vendors about the growing pains they are experiencing now that ELD implementation and enforcement is in full swing. Hear from other operators about the adjustments they and their customers have made. What trends are law enforcment seeing out in the field. Are HOS violations starting to come down? Bring lots of questions of your own!

Panel Presentation

Check out the FMCSA ELD Webpage

Check out the FMCSA ELD FAQs

12:15 p.m. – 1:40 p.m. Lunch
1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Session: Enforcement Update, CA-specific Employee Pull Notices & CVSA Motorcoach Inspection Bulletin Review

Unfortunately accidents do sometimes happen. Learn how to take advantage of state-licensed employer notication services (ENS). An ENS is a program that automatically sends updates to the requestor when a driver’s license status changes, whether there is a crash, or a conviction is posted to the driver’s record. Also stay updated on what law enforcement is looking for in the latest inspection bulletins and out-of-service criteria before your next inspection.

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Check out FMCSA Enforcement Statistics

Check out the CVSA Inspection Criteria

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. – 5 p.m. Vendor Showcase Visits



Registration is now open (you will be redirected to the California Bus Association website)

Registration is closed for this event

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