Collecting model buses is a passion for many motorcoach drivers. For Episode #20 I recently had the privilege of talking to one driver, Theodore Campbell from Sumpter, South Carolina, who not only collects and modifies coaches, but also builds sets on which to display and photograph them, not unlike a model railroader, but with buses. Listen in on our phone … [Read more...] about Model Bus Collecting: An Interview with Theodore Campbell
Thomas A. DeAngelo, Newhurst Bus Company This is an overview of my weekly/daily workflow from the time I receive my trip assignments for the week, and setting up my coach, until I pull out of the yard on today's trip. More technology and prep than most drivers, I think, but I hope you find it helpful and beneficial. Meet the Driver this week: Thomas A. DeAngelo, Newhurst … [Read more...] about My Workflow in Preparing for Charter Trips
There are numerous products I've used over the years that make my every-day life as a motorcoach operator just a little easier. Many of my most favorite products I've added to the Resources page on this website. I'm very careful how I spend my money; I'm not always looking for the least expensive product, but rather for the best value. Quality of life is important to me. … [Read more...] about Resources for Motorcoach Operators
Bob Nolen, Fleet Manager, Hagey Coach, Inc. EightWheels Across America, Podcast Episode #7, features an interview with Bob Nolen, Fleet Manager for Hagey Coach, Inc., of Souderton, PA. Bob manages more than 200 vehicles including motorcoaches, school buses, passenger vans, and more, and shares lots of good information of interest to motorcoach operators and others in the … [Read more...] about Interview: Bob Nolen, Fleet Manager, Hagey Coach, Inc.
Our third episode of the EightWheels Across America podcast is all about apps. I rely every day on my iPad and iPhone, and this week I talk about the 8 apps I use every day, on every trip as a motorcoach operator. … [Read more...] about The 8 Most Important Apps I Use as a Motorcoach Operator