Lamers Bus Lines constantly keeps updated on the industry's newest rules and regulations, through our affiliation with the most prestigious industry associations.
The International Motorcoach Group (IMG) is an association of premier bus companies throughout North America.
When you select an IMG company, you get more than 2,000 years of combined experience in transportation services for groups of all sizes. These time-honored companies have been not only passed down from generation to generation, but also built on the belief of treating customers like family.
We're honored that IMG companies have a reputation for being the most trusted in the industry. As this reputation continues to be recognized by customers worldwide, it's no wonder we have a growing number of transportation providers who want to be a part of our success.
The National School Transportation Association has been the Washington voice for private contractors, manufacturers, and suppliers for more than 40 years. The NSTA's mission is to provide school transportation professionals with the tools and resources needed to make school buses safe, secure, affordable, and efficient nationwide. The right information, training, and resources, school transportation professionals can strengthen our business and provide higher quality service to the school districts we serve.
The Wisconsin School Bus Association has served Wisconsin's pupil transportation industry since 1948. The Wisconsin School Bus Association was formed to protect and promote the highest standards of transportation safety for Wisconsin children. Their goal is to foster cooperative relationships with all school transportation partners through education and communication of legislative, regulatory and industry best practices for the common goal of safe, secure and efficient student transportation in Wisconsin.
The United Motorcoach Association's mission is to serve and protect the interests and needs of the small motor coach owners and operators and the industry as a whole. UMA is a thriving association of motor coach owners and industry suppliers with more than 1000 members located all across North America and representing companies in England, Belgium and France.
The American Bus Association represents approximately 1,000 motor coach and tour companies in the United States and Canada. Its members operate charter, tour, regular route, airport express, special operations and contract services (commuter, school, transit). Another 2,800 member organizations represent the travel and tourism industry and suppliers of bus products and services who work in partnership with the North American motor coach industry. ABA is also home to ABA Foundation, a nonprofit organization with an emphasis on scholarships, research, and continuing education.
The Motorcoach Council is a philanthropic, not-for-profit, public interest organization dedicated to educating potential riders about the availability, selection, and benefits of motor coach transportation across North America. The Motorcoach Council is a non-political coalition of motor coach operators, associations, manufacturers, suppliers and travel / tourism friends pulling together for the betterment of the industry as a whole, thus creating increased public awareness and use of motor coach transportation.
The National Safety Council is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to save lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy. NSC advances this mission by partnering with businesses, government agencies, elected officials and the public to make an impact where the most preventable injuries and deaths occur, in areas such as distracted driving, teen driving, workplace safety and beyond the workplace, particularly in and near our homes.
The Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association is a non-profit trade association representing the interests of truck and motor coach owners within the state of Wisconsin. The association has 1,050 members, ranging from independent contractors with one truck to companies with thousands of trucks. The WMCA is affiliated with the American Trucking Associations (ATA) in Washington and works with the ATA on federal issues.
The mission of the Florida Motorcoach Association is to unite and educate the motor coach industry, facilitate the enactment of sound laws, rules, and regulations affecting the motor coach industry and create goodwill between the industry and the traveling public.
The Going On Faith Conference (GOF) is an association of 3,000+ religious travel planners, serving the religious travel community. Travel Industry of America (TIA) reports that the religious travel community travels twice as often on a group package tour as the population as a whole, and we at GOF act as the source between these Travel Planners and the Travel Industry.