Safety

ECHO TOURS AND CHARTERS SAFETY PROTOCOL AND TRAINING PROGRAM

At ECHO Tours and Charters, we take safety and training very seriously and have instituted a number of policies and procedures to ensure that everyone in the company — especially our Motorcoach Operators — understand its importance. Our safety programs and track record include:

  • Safety enforcement– All safety rules are enforced.
  • Retraining – Motorcoach Operators are retrained periodically to ensure that stringent safety standards are met
  • ADA vehicles – Motorcoach Operators are trained on use and maintenance
  • Safety Department - Regularly scheduled road observation and ride checks to monitor the performance of the Motorcoach Operators

Training 

After extensive interviews and background checking process, Motorcoach Driver applicants are invited to attend the ECHO Tours and Charters training program. Our in-depth training is designed to maximize the success of each trainee through hands-on-training, and group discussion. Our Training Includes:

  • Trip Inspection
  • Space Management
  • Passing Lane and Lane Changes
  • Backing Basics
  • Intersections
  • Pedestrian Awareness
  • Sensitivity training to develop empathy for mobility-challenged clients
  • Dispatch procedures
  • Client relations
  • Vehicle safety and inspection
  • Driver safety
  • Vehicle orientation
  • Service/product offerings
  • Airport procedures
  • Security Training
  • Each quarter of refresher training is used to reinforce concepts and maintain important skills

In addition, all ECHO Tours and Charters Motorcoach Operators participate in random and post-accident drug and alcohol tests and a DMV pull notification program. Successful graduates are qualified to drive luxury Motorcoaches, Mini buses, and executive suburbans and cars.

ABOUT ECHO TRANSPORTATION

ECHO Transportation has over 30 years of providing charter bus, shuttle bus, airport transfer and corporate transportation services locally and nationwide. As one of the leading providers of transportation in DFW, we have experience to provide any type of transportation request. Our local contracts’ scope of service vary in size, from full turnkey operations to a management service contracts – in both the private and public sectors. We will specialize our offering to meet your specific need.

Our diverse customer base consists of Municipalities, Universities, Transit Authorities, Public/Private School Districts, Chu...

ECHO Transportation has over 30 years of providing charter bus, shuttle bus, airport transfer and corporate transportation services locally and nationwide. As one of the leading providers of transportation in DFW, we have experience to provide any type of transportation request. Our local contracts’ scope of service vary in size, from full turnkey operations to a management service contracts – in both the private and public sectors. We will specialize our offering to meet your specific need.

Our diverse customer base consists of Municipalities, Universities, Transit...

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CONTACT US
North Texas Office

If you need transportation services in North Texas, please contact us at our Dallas/Ft. Worth office:

Dallas Office

9314 West Jefferson Blvd. Dallas Texas 75211
Toll Free: 855-DFW-ECHO
Local: 817-572-4114
Houston Office

If you need transportation services in South Texas, please contact us at our Houston office:

Houston Office

15734 Aldine Westfield Rd. Houston Texas 77032
Toll Free: 800-988-2902
Local: 713-988-5466
Central Texas Office

If you need transportation services in Central Texas, please contact us at our Waco office or our Austin office:

Austin Office

1127 Old Bastrop Hwy. Austin Texas 78742
Local: 512-947-7433

Waco Office

6368 Old Dallas Rd. Elm Mott Texas 76640
Toll Free: 855-DFW-ECHO
West Texas Office

If you need transportation services in West Texas, please contact us at our San Angelo office:

San Angelo Office

510 N Chadbourne St. San Angelo Texas 76903
Toll Free: 855-DFW-ECHO
East Texas Office

If you need transportation services in East Texas, please contact us at our Tyler, Longview, or Texarkana offices:

Tyler Office

2828 Teague Dr. Tyler Texas 75701
Toll Free: 855-DFW-ECHO

Texarkana Office

502 W. Ave. A. Hooks Texas 75561
Toll Free: 855-DFW-ECHO
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