Deadly Bus Crash Puts Spotlight on Insurance Minimums

Deadly Bus Crash Puts Spotlight on Insurance Minimums
Oct. 27, 2016
The Hill
By Melanie Zanona

The Hill reports on the scrutiny of the industry's insurance minimums after deadly California bus crash. ABA President & CEO Peter Pantuso weighed in on raising the minimum rate and the potential affect on the industry. "You would lose a lot of companies in the industry, that would make the decision, 'I can't afford to pay it'" if the minimums are raised, said Pantuso of ABA. "There are a lot of people in the industry that would suggest that it's good business practice to have a higher level than $5 million, but they believe it should be up to the company."

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About the American Bus Association

The American Bus Association (ABA) is the trade organization of the intercity bus industry, with more than 1,000 motorcoach and tour company members in the United States and Canada. Its members operate charter, tour, regular route, airport express, special operations and contract services. Another 2,800 members are travel and tourism organizations and suppliers of bus products and services who work in partnership with the North American motorcoach industry.


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