Motorcoach Travel News

Motorcoach Travel News, MTN, is a web-based production of the American Bus Association and Beckstein Productions, hosted by ABA's Dan Ronan, an Emmy-Award-winning network television news correspondent with CNN.

A new episode will appear each month. If you have story ideas or suggestions, you can send them to or (202) 218-7220.

Ep. 34 - 8/27/2014

ABA Talks Safety Ratings, Mobile Device Use By Drivers

Watch the full episode here, or watch by chapters: 1, 2, or 3

Chapter 1: ABA Marketplace locations through 2017 are set for St. Louis, Louisville, and Cleveland! ABA President and CEO Peter Pantuso discusses Marketplace and FMCSA safety ratings with Dan.

Chapter 2: ABA urges motorcoach operators to remind drivers about federal regulations concerning the use of smartphones and tablets on a motorcoach after a Washington, D.C.- area bus company and its driver are caught using a Ipad while driving.

Chapter 3: Nominations will soon open for MCI/ABA Green Spirit Award which recognizes environmental contributions of both large and small motorcoach companies when it comes to environmental leadership.