When the news broke recently that Elkhart-based bus manufacturer Forest River, Inc. had been fined by the U.S. Department of Transportation for failure to report defects and announce safety recalls, it caught many by surprise. Many churches, sports teams, tour operators, and senior centers own and operate a bus or fleet of buses in order to transport large groups of people to various events. Maybe you've taken such a trip. But are you certain the vehicle you've been riding in is safe?
Imagine the Thanksgiving holiday as a long day of celebration that excludes you. Imagine not being able to provide a Thanksgiving meal for your family. Imagine how dark and lonely that would feel.