Partner: California Bus Association
Title Sponsor: ABC Companies
Schedule of Events:
Tuesday, October 15
|7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Breakfast - The California Bus Association's Tuesday Morning Wakeup
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.
|8:30 - 9:15 a.m.||
Session: In Case of Emergency, Passenger Safety Briefings and Evacuation Tips
Unfortunately accidents do sometimes happen. Learn how to instruct passengers how to safely and efficiently exit the motorcoach in case of emergency. A passenger safety briefing should be recorded before each and every trip. Learn about the guidelines for the briefing as recommended by the federal government and the options currently available to deliver it. In the wake of SB 247, this is one that you won't want to miss.
|9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.||
Session: Recruiting, Hiring and Retaining Drivers
This presentation will consist of several exercises that will enlighten and inform the attendees about from the perspective of the candidate NOT the operator!
|10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.||Break|
|10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.||
Session: FMCSA Update
In this session, get a sense of what new regulations the Agency has put in place in 2019 and get an opportunity to directly address our regulators as they set out the top priorities for the Agency for the remainder of this year. During this session there will be many items to review, from the implementation of ELDs, the evolution of the lease and interchange rule, time tables for the drug and alcohol clearinghouse or entry level driver training to the emergence of autonomous vehicles. Stay up to date on the future direction of our industry’s enforcement directly from our regulatory partner.
|11:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.||
Session: Driver Health & Wellness, Implementing an Injury Prevention Program
Safety is number one priority in transportation. Being safe, starts with being well! We can recruit better drivers by retaining and better utilizing our current driver pool, drivers who have a proven track record and skill set. This session will feature tools that can help employees to make small changes that will equal big results for them and your business.
|11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.||Lunch|
|1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.||Vendor Showcase Visits|
Registration is now open (you will be redirected to the California Bus Association website)