2022 UCR Registration Now Open

Registration for the 2022 UCR registration year is open, with no fee changes from the 2021 registration year. Use UCR’s Decision Tree to check whether your business is required to register and, if so, register by January 1, 2022. Registration for the 2019 registration year has closed (except for state audit purposes). Do you need to register?  https://plan.ucr.gov/registration-compliance-helper/

Candidates for NCMA

Lee Helms
Lee has just completed three years serving as president of North Carolina Motorcoach Coach. He previously served as vice president for two years and several terms as director.

There are two open seats in Region 2 and eight candidates. States within Region 2 are Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. The region also includes the District of Columbia. Campaigning opened October 7 and the election will be held via online voting from December 2-17. (See UMA News Flash, Thursday, October 7.)

FMCSA issues new driver-ban rules for drug and alcohol abusers

CERTS grantees can expect remainder of funding within days

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Washington, DC does not currently have a vaccination mandate, however some of our restaurants, concert venues and theaters have made those announcements. You can review the short list by visiting


Treasury guidance expands list of eligible CERTS expenses

September 23, 2021 | by Tracy Fickett  

The U.S. Treasury Department seems to be nearing the end of the CERTS grant application approval process. Most of the recipients have received their initial payment, estimated to be 80% of the full award. Below is a summary of how CERTS funds are to be spent, including information from the newly issued FAQs earlier this month. For full article go to: https://www.busandmotorcoachnews.com/treasury-guidance-expands-list-of-eligible-certs-expenses/