BISC West | American Bus Association


Ontario, CA | July 19, 2016


Partner: California Bus Association

Title Sponsor: ABC Companies

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Tuesday, July 19

Breakfast (on your own)
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Registration Open
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Opening General Session/Orientation

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.

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10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Session: Strategic Safety Management

In embracing and promoting a culture of safety within your operations, it is sometimes necessary to go beyond the mechanics of day-to-day compliance with the regulations and think strategically. How are you addressing or mitigating accident causation factors? What role can or does your front office staff play in maintaining a high level of safety performance? All of these questions and more will be discussed during this session.

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11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Session: An Overview of the Epidemic of Bus Fires

No one wants to see their beautiful motorcoach pulled over on the side of the road consumed in flames. At this past summer's Bus Industry Safety Council meeting, the issues of fire research, emergency procedures and fire prevention were exploredin  great depth as part of the meeting's theme.

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1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Break
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Session: Integrating Electronic Logging Devices into Your Operations    

The new electronic logging device (ELD) rule is now here! These regulations are intended to help create a safer work environment for drivers, and make it easier to accurately track, manage, and share hours of service records. While the new regulation will be brought into existence as a requirement over the next few years, start the process of understanding what is required for compliance today.

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2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Session: State Lawmaking Proposals Impacting Vehicle Improvements

California state lawmakers have proposed sweeping bus-safety reforms based on recommendations by federal officials following a fiery truck crash into a bus. Find out how the manufacturers have responded to these proposals and understand the process in navigating the state and federal processes in pursuit of an outcome that improves bus safety.

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4 p.m. Adjourn



Doubletree by Hilton Ontario Airport

$129 + Tax (Single thru Quadruple Occupancy)

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