Maintenance & Facility

Vehicle Maintenance Policy

Systematic maintenance of equipment is an essential element of our transport operation. Part 396 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations requires motor carriers to 'inspect, repair, and maintain all motor vehicles' under their control. Even if there were no federal regulations in place, however, it makes excellent business sense to have an organized maintenance program in operation. At Gotta Go Trailways, it is our policy to keep all company transportation equipment well maintained and in safe and efficient operating conditions at all times.

It is further the policy of Echo Transportation to use the 'preventive maintenance' approach with our transport equipment. The specifics of that approach will be detailed in the procedures to follow.

Vehicle Maintenance Procedures

Echo Transportation keeps its passengers safer through its records keeping. When you look at each of our vehicles you’ll notice a number unique to only that coach. We also keep information that includes the make, serial number, Year of manufacture and tire size.

If for some reason we are leasing or borrowing a vehicle from another company, we also will have records about who owns or supplied the bus to us. This includes information about that coach’s maintenance and inspection records detailing its history and the types of repairs performed. This extra information not only helps us know the vehicle’s history but it gives us the chance to know if the bus is fit for safe travel.
Not only is this a good idea, it is also a federal law that all bus companies are required to follow. When we tell you that your safety is our top priority we mean it.

Echo Transportation consistently does the following:

  •  Keeps maintenance records on file for a period of five years.
  •  Maintains a complete record on each vehicle in its fleet as a matter of course. That record will include basic vehicle information, along with a listing of repair orders, procedures performed and dates of maintenance.
  •  Keeps each vehicle subject to its control properly lubricated, and free of oil and grease leaks, per the provisions of the FMCSR.
  •  Operates an in-house maintenance shop which has full service capabilities for most routine maintenance jobs. Large or specialized maintenance jobs will be dealt with on a case by case basis.

Echo Transportation keeps its passengers safer through its records keeping. When you look at each of our vehicles you’ll notice a number unique to only that coach. We also keep information that includes the make, serial number, Year of manufacture and tire size.

If for some reason we are leasing or borrowing a vehicle from another company, we also will have records about who owns or supplied the bus to us. This includes information about that coach’s maintenance and inspection records detailing its history and the types of repairs performed. This extra information not only helps us know the vehicle’s history but it gives us the chance to know if the bus is fit for safe travel.

Not only is this a good idea, it is also a federal law that all bus companies are required to follow. When we tell you that your safety is our top priority we mean it.

Echo Transportation consistently does the following:

  •  Keeps maintenance records on file for a period of five years.

  •  Maintains a complete record on each vehicle in its fleet as a matter of course. That record will include basic vehicle information, along with a listing of repair orders, procedures performed and dates of maintenance.

  •  Keeps each vehicle subject to its control properly lubricated, and free of oil and grease leaks, per the provisions of the FMCSR.

  • Operates an in-house maintenance shop which has full service capabilities for most routine maintenance jobs. Large or specialized maintenance jobs will be dealt with on a case by case basis.

  

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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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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