Recently, a Motorcoach was stolen while idling at a pickup point for passengers. Two Motorcoaches were staged and waiting to be loaded with passengers when the first Motorcoach drove away. The vehicle was, as is common, left running while the driver was preparing to load passengers. The vehicle was boarded by a thief, and driven…

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A new study from the University of Iowa concludes that drivers engaged in a conversation — either over the phone or with a passenger — are slower to recognize and respond to a new object in their field of view. A conversation creates an “attention disengagement” lag, researchers found, which affects the driver’s ability to…

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Driving on a freeway is probably the safest driving any professional driver will ever do. You can generally travel long distances without stopping or without having to contend with intersections, narrow streets, bicycles and pedestrians. However, because of the higher speed and traffic volume, freeway driving requires a higher degree of driver awareness. Entering/Exiting Freeways…

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  No matter how much experience you have behind the wheel, there are always new hazards and situations waiting for you just around the next corner. You can prepare yourself to face these challenges by driving defensively. Defensive driving is about using your skills and knowledge to protect yourself against the unsafe acts of other…

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Due to recent events, this Rail Road Crossing Safety presentation is now available. Please take a few minutes to watch the presentation, as there are some dramatic illustrations about Rail Road Crossing Safety. You may need to click the link below to access this presentation depending on your device and Browser. Be safe out there!…

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It’s a bumpy road out there — have you noticed? Across the nation, streets are riddled with potholes. And many drivers don’t realize just how much damage these irksome mini-craters can cause. AAA recommends the following measures to help protect vehicles from pothole damage: Inspect Tires — Make sure tires are properly inflated and have…

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The job of a commercial vehicle driver is tough, and there are numerous circumstances (e.g., problems at home while you’re on the road; trip or delivery delays; differences of opinion with management; passenger issues; hours of service demands; financial responsibilities; long hours on the road, etc.) that can greatly impact a professional driver’s emotions. Yet,…

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In 2015, 2.2% of all drivers were observed texting or otherwise manipulation hand-held devices, according to data compiled by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Vehicle technology is evolving at a rapid pace. And with this evolution has come a slew of new vehicle safety technologies, such as frontal and radar-based collision avoidance systems, blind spot…

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Policy Change Effective October 1, 2016 All phone calls incoming and outgoing from Adventure Tours are recorded, the notice is no longer active due to issue contacting customers. The notification has been disable as of October, 1st 2016. If you have any questions, please contact management at 301-868-1141.

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