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S A F E T Y
Driver hours of service rules in the USA - Know the rules of the road
Your motor coach driver works hard to accommodate customer requests but in the case of making unplanned stops or detours, sometimes he or she is simply unable to oblige. Just like an airline pilot, the number of hours that any one motor coach can be on duty is strictly limited by U.S. Federal Law.
Safety is our top priority at Viewpoint Coachlines. We provide highly qualified, extensively trained, professional operators for every trip. Every driver must meet stringent pre-employment requirements including a thorough background check, a complete medical examination and proven experience in safe, professional driving. Our drivers must successfully complete an extensive professional Motor Coach Driver Education program. In addition, regular refresher program and annual evaluations also keep our drivers fully qualified as some of safest drivers on America ’s highways.
Our modern fleet goes through extensive and regular maintenance inspections and meets or exceeds all Federal and State vehicle safety standards. In addition to regular maintenance inspections from highly trained and certified mechanics, our buses go through extensive inspections from Federal and State agencies. Finally, every bus that is in service is thoroughly inspected each day by our professional drivers.
Viewpoint Coachlines maintains exceptional safety ratings with the US Federal regulatory agencies. Our Department of Transportation and Department of Defense inspections consistently result in top-notch ratings.
The safe transportation of our guests, the safety of other motorist and pedestrians, and the safety of our employees is always our top priority.
Federal Driving Regulations