Indian Trails Blog

How to Read a Bus Schedule

Posted by Chad Cushman

May 11, 2015 10:15:33 AM

A bus schedule comes in handy when trying to figure out your trip’s starting point, connections, destinations, and estimated times. Although not every schedule includes a map for you to visualize your route, each will include the times and location of arrivals and departures. Many schedules seem overwhelming at first glance, but they are actually quite simple to read – and even easier to use. Here’s a quick guide on how to read one.

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Class B CDL

Posted by Chad Cushman

Apr 28, 2015 11:00:00 AM

You heard it here first, drivers:  If you aspire to be a motorcoach operator, you will need a Class B CDL with endorsements. Wait. “Class B”? “CDL”? “With endorsements”?

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Topics: charter bus driver jobs

Charter Bus Services

Posted by Chad Cushman

Apr 24, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Charter bus companies offer a variety of services to customers, and there are several advantages in hiring a charter bus company to take care of your travel plans. Motorcoach transportation is cost-effective, comfortable, versatile, and eliminates the hassles of driving. Services range anywhere from daily scheduled routes, to commuter services, to charter trips. Many companies offer more than one type of service for the convenience of travelers. Depending on your starting point, end destination, and how many people you have traveling in your group (maybe it’s just yourself), you might find some more helpful than others.

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The Best Jobs for Baby Boomers

Posted by Chad Cushman

Apr 21, 2015 12:00:00 PM

We know, we know, it’s counter-intuitive to think about “the best jobs” for a generation getting ready to retire—but if you’re a baby boomer, we think you’ll understand.

Last year, the youngest of the baby boomers (those born in 1964) celebrated their 50th birthdays. Next year, the oldest of the cohort (born in 1946) will turn 70. Traditionally, these are the “golden years.” But for a generation whose anthem has always been “Forever Young,” the concept of retirement can be anathema.  Leave it to the “me generation” to figure out a way to have the best of both worlds.

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Topics: charter bus driver jobs

Companies Hiring Drivers May Be Looking for a Few Gray Hairs

Posted by Chad Cushman

Apr 14, 2015 12:00:00 PM

It’s true: Companies hiring drivers — in fact, companies filling all kinds of jobs — are looking to recruit older workers. There is a new phenomenon sweeping the American labor market. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has called it “the graying of the U.S. workforce.”

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Topics: charter bus companies

Charter Bus Driving Jobs

Posted by Chad Cushman

Apr 13, 2015 11:00:00 AM

As more and more job seekers recognize professional driving as a way to see the USA, charter bus driving jobs are growing in popularity. Renowned for its beauty, have you ever visited Niagara Falls? Or lost yourself on the beautiful beaches along the east coast? What about making an expedition to the Windy City, or a trip back in time to Mackinac Island? Even a day venture to northern Michigan offers a wealth of sights and small wonders.

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Long Distance Driving: Take this Quiz to Find Out if It’s Right for You

Posted by Chad Cushman

Apr 6, 2015 9:00:00 AM

long-distance-drivingFor many truckers or motorcoach operators, long distance driving is much more than just a job. It’s a lifestyle. Being a long distance driver takes a certain set of skills and aptitudes, but it also takes a particular mindset — the right blend of experience, knowledge, awareness, and disposition. 

 

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Charter Bus Driver Job Benefits

Posted by Chad Cushman

Mar 30, 2015 9:05:49 AM

If you are an independent worker who enjoys meeting new people and seeing new places, a career as a charter bus driver might be just what you’re looking for. The work of a charter bus driver varies depending on your assigned route, and every day on the road introduces new passengers, new destinations, and new adventures.

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Bus Driver Training

Posted by Chad Cushman

Mar 23, 2015 9:19:00 AM

In the world of commercial driving, charter bus drivers are specialists—and, as such, they require specialized training.

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Bus Driver Salary

Posted by Chad Cushman

Mar 18, 2015 1:19:00 PM

If you’ve ever thought about pursuing a career as a bus driver, you’ve probably wondered about employment opportunities, training requirements, and working conditions … but when you get right down to it, what you really want to know is: What is a bus driver’s salary?

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Topics: charter bus driver jobs

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