Bus Bytes Webinars

Introducing Ontario Motor Coach Association Webinar Series – Bus Bytes!

Each month OMCA will feature webinars on industry relevant topics.  Participation is easy from the comfort of your office!  Plan staff meetings around various topics by connecting your laptop to a projector and inviting in various departmental staff based a on topic and interest.


Here’s a sample of some of the webinars you can expect for the 2019 schedule:

**Please note, where indicated, changes may occur based on speaker availability of speakers and addition of time-sensitive webinars that may take precedence over planned webinars.

Webinar Topic

Date and Time

Implementing a Company Wide Cannabis Policy Monday February 11th
1 – 2 pm EST
MCI Academy Wednesday February 20th
1 – 2 pm EST
The Gordie Howe Bridge; An Update from Windsor Detroit Bridge Authority Wednesday March 20th
1 – 2 pm EST
Ontario College Of Trades changes to Apprenticeship and Skilled Trades Wednesday March 27th
1 – 2 pm EST
Ontario Hours Of Service 101 for Coach Operator Office Staff Wednesday April 10th (TBC)
1 – 2 pm EST
US Hours Of Service 101 for Coach Operator Office Staff Wednesday April 24th (TBC)
1 – 2 pm EST


Driver Health and Managing Fatigue
Mandatory Entry Level Training for Bus Drivers in Ontario
Preparing for FMCSA Carrier Audits
Recovering Money: Duty on Imported Parts, Supplies, Materials and Tools
Preventative Maintenance Vehicle Inspections and Pre-Trip Inspections
Best Practices to Improve Fuel Mileage
Understanding Out Of Service Criteria
Emerging Technologies (including electric vehicles, autonomous vehicles)
Recruitment and Retention; How to Attract and Keep Good Drivers
Transportation Security Administration’s Secure Facility Requirements
What You Need to Know – Workplace Safety and Insurance Board
Electronic Logging Devices Update on Operations and Enforcement (USA)
Ontario’s Employment Standards Act
Mitigating Risk – Operator Insurance Best Practices

Got an idea for a webinar topic?   We’d love to hear it.

Email jennifer@omca.com with your suggestions.