Dear Members:

Registration is open for the 9th Annual PBA Motorcoach Safety & Preparedness Workshop scheduled for August 9, 2022.

Get "Back to Basics"! This year's sessions have been designed to address issues that a variety of our motorcoach members are seeking. Motorcoach owners and their key staff will be able to pick and choose which topics are most relevant to their job responsibilities.

Who Should Attend:
The workshop is designed to provide topics and speakers for motorcoach owners, safety personnel, mechanics, and inside office staff. Member price $35, includes lunch. Non-member price $70.

Sponsoring Companies:
This session has drawn many of the companies servicing the motorcoach industry. Time will be set aside during lunch to speak with the sponsors who will have table-top displays and manufacturers have been invited to bring a coach. Member Sponsor price is $125 and includes attendance cost, lunch and table. Non-member price $250.

The Workshop will take place at two locations and transportation will be provided between the two sites:

York Springs Fire Hall
315 Main Street
York Springs, PA 17372

Wolf's Bus Lines
200 Old US Route 15
York Springs, PA 17372

7:30 AM Registration/Check-In

8:00-8:30 AM Networking, Continental Breakfast, Visit with Buses

8:30-9:45 AM Welcome and Opening Session:
  • FMCSA - Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse & Entry Level Driver Training
  • PennDOT Update
  • TSA - T-Start Security Planning Overview

9:45-10:00 AM Break and Move into Breakout Sessions

10:00-12:00 PM
Group 1 Mechanics at Wolf’s Bus Lines
  • PA State Police - Vehicle Inspection Demo

Group 2 Other at the Fire Hall
  • Distinctive Systems – Part 1 Get Back to Basics - Coach Manager Software (User Group for Charter Operators)

12:00-1:30 PM Buffet Lunch, Networking at the Fire Hall
  • Visit with Sponsors at their tables and bus manufacturers outside to check out what is new in the coach models. 

1:30-1:45 PM Break and Move into Breakout Sessions

1:45-3:30 PM
Group 1 Mechanics at Wolf’s Bus Lines
  • Fuel and Tire Safety & Savings with Fuel and Tire Safety Systems
  • Back to Basics on HVAC & More with MCI

Group 2 Other at the Fire Hall
  • Distinctive Systems – Part 2 Advanced Training - Coach Manager System (User Group for Distinctive Systems Clients)

Overnight Accommodations:
$139/night for 8/8/22 Only. 
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gettysburg 
1871 Gettysburg Village Drive Gettysburg, PA 17325 
Code: PBA 
Call-In: 717-420-2686 
Cut-off Date: 7/26/22 4:00 PM

The deadline to register is July 26, 2022.
Patricia Cowley 
Executive Director 
Telephone: 717-236-9042 
Email:  director@pabus.org 
Website: www.pabus.org