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UMA Chairman's Message, January 2014
In this, his final video installment as UMA Chairman, Bill Allen shares information on UMA's upcoming UMA Motorcoach EXPO at Travel Exchange and reflects on his past two years of leadership.
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FMCSA State Emergency Declarations Extended
February 6, 2014 - As a result of the extreme cold weather conditions causing shortages in the availability of propane and other home heating fuels, the US Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued extensions of the State Emergency Declarations for the Midwest, Western, Southern, and Eastern regions of the country. These Regional Declarations will provide relief for commercial vehicle operations while providing assistance supporting the delivery of propane during the emergency. The declarations are effective until March 1, 2014. Read the declarations on the Agency’s web page.
Travel Exchange Dates and Locations
Travel Exchange 2014 | February 16 - 20, 2014 | Los Angeles, California (Click here for more information.)
Travel Exchange 2015 | January 18 - 22, 2015 |New Orleans, Louisiana
Travel Exchange 2016 | January 31 - February 4, 2016 | Atlanta, Georgia
2014 UMA Motorcoach EXPO to Feature More Than 180 Exhibitors
UMA Motorcoach EXPO celebrates 30th anniversary with the highest number of exhibitors in its history….....[more]
UMA Commends House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
ALEXANDRIA, VA, September 23, 2013—The United Motorcoach Association (UMA) commends the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for quickly and unanimously reporting legislation requiring the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)....[more]
New Jersey Corporate Business Tax Repealed for Out-of-State Motorcoach Companies
The United Motorcoach Association (UMA) is pleased to announce that New Jersey Governor Christie has signed a bill to exempt out-of-state bus and motorcoach companies from paying corporate business taxes...[more]
UMA Commends President's Commitment to Tourism
The United Motorcoach Association (UMA) has expressed its support of President Obama's nomination of Chicago business executive Penny Pritzker as his new Commerce secretary...[more]