Safety for our passengers and our employees is the number one priority at
Kerrville Bus Company.
Data from the National Safety Council and the U.S. Federal Highway Administration
show that the intercity motorcoach industry is one of the safest modes of transportation
and has been consistently for decades.*
In leading the industry, Kerrville Bus Company has consistently maintained
the DOT's (Department of Transportation) highest safety rating.
KBC has also been recognized for achievements in safety by the Department of
currently maintains the highest safety rating that is awarded by the Department
The following are just a few of the highlights of our total safety program
at Kerrville Bus Company:
- Our safety regulations meet or exceed all DOT regulatory
- All drivers are DOT certified.
maintain full-time safety directors for our four locations and
these directors report to a regional director of safety.
- Strict monitoring
and adherence to DOT regulations relating to hours of service regulations.
- All employees (drivers, mechanics, managers, etc.) are
subject to random drug
and alcohol testing.
- Our total medical management program exceeds DOT requirements.
- Drivers attend comprehensive, monthly safety meetings
in order to review current safety issues and discuss any new safety concerns
- Refresher safety training
is periodically conducted for veteran drivers through
classroom and computer-based training.
- Emergency training for our motorcoach
operators and dispatchers.
- All drivers
receive comprehensive training relating to Americans
With Disabilities Act.
- Each new-hire driver receives three weeks of training.
The new hire training involves one week of classroom instructions and
training by veteran driver-trainers.
- We are
fully insured for your protection.
Federal Motor Coach Safety Administration maintains a web site that tracks
motorcoach carriers and their safety record.
To review our Kerrville Bus Company’s safety profile go to http://www.safersys.org.
Under “FMCSA Searches” click on “Company Snapshot” and
from the search screen that comes up, enter Kerrville Bus Company’s
USDOT (US Department of Transportation) number which is 136534.
Safety is the number one concern of Kerrville Bus Company.
*Source: National Safety Council, Accident Facts, Editions
1989 to 1998.