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Industry News

Operator Mentoring Program Returns for the 2018 CD Show

As the summer sun beats down across the country‚ plans are heating up in the Northeast as we continue preparing ... READ MORE

Patrick Kiesel Joins Atlantic Team as Director of Operations

Atlantic Limousine and Transportation announces the hiring of Patrick Kiesel as director of operations for the Atlanta operation ... READ MORE

A. Candies Coachworks Celebrates 30th Anniversary

To kick off their 30th anniversary, A. Candies Coachworks of Gainesville‚ Fla. took delivery of its 30th Prevost motorcoach ... READ MORE

Kentucky’s Gold Shield Grows

Last month‚ Gold Shield Transportation in Kentucky added two familiar industry faces to its family while also planting its flag in Indiana ... READ MORE

BusBank Acquires Online Booking Platform Buster

BusBank‚ the group transportation booking platform of choice for professional sports teams‚ music festivals‚ Fortune 500 companies... READ MORE

Ramblin Express Adds Two New Van Hool Coaches to Fleet

Charter motorcoach operator Ramblin Express has recently taken delivery of two 2018 Van Hool CX35 motorcoaches ... READ MORE

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Association Updates

ILA is Now the Illinois Limousine and Bus Association

On July 11‚ the Illinois Limousine Association’s Board of Directors met in open session to discuss the possibility of changing ... READ MORE

TLPA Holds 2018 Legislative Fly-In Days

The Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association (TLPA) held its 2018 Legislative Fly-In on Capitol Hill during the association’s June ... READ MORE

WFLA Gives Back With Debut Golf Tournament

The West Florida Limousine Association (WFLA) held its inaugural WFLA Scramble Charity Golf Tournament June 24 at ... READ MORE

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On The Wire

Uber Now Monitors Drivers in Real-Time for New Criminal Charges

Uber will now continually monitor drivers for new criminal charges in an attempt to make the service safer by quickly removing ... READ MORE

Bus Startup Skedaddle Reportedly Held Acquisition Talks With Uber

While all eyes are on electric scooters‚ bus startups are quietly making moves. Uber has been in discussions to acquire Skedaddle ... READ MORE

Uber and Lyft Reiterate Safety Policies Regarding Weapons

Denver native Dennis Rios has met his share of oddballs in his three years working for ride-sharing service Lyft ... READ MORE

Would You Let a Car Determine Who Dies?

Driverless cars could make our roads safer and reduce congestion. But the algorithms driving them will also have to ... READ MORE

Uber’s HR Chief Steps Down After Discrimination Probe

Uber’s head of human resources has resigned following an internal investigation into how she handled claims ... READ MORE

Lyft’s Subscription Plan Is a Rare Stumble

It appears that Lyft‚ the hail-by-smartphone car service that last year earned $1 billion in revenue‚ wants to be the Netflix of ride-sharing ... READ MORE

Is the Dream of Driverless Cars Dying?

I was worried that going to the autonomous vehicle exhibition in Stuttgart would be tantamount to an atheist walking into ... READ MORE

Report: Autonomous Vehicle Challenges and Benefits

The National Governors Association highlights major safety and policy challenges while warning against “stifling innovation” ... READ MORE

Outsourcing Security Has Big Implications for Business Travel

The past few years have drawn the security challenges faced by global business travelers into sharp focus ... READ MORE

Rolls-Royce Chooses Chauffeurs Over Semi-Autonomous Technology

Rolls-Royce is standing apart from the manufacturers pursuing driver assistance technology, at least until vehicles can operate ... READ MORE

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