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Trailways requires members to obtain military transport approval

Posted on August 17, 2004

In response to continuing threats of terrorist attacks, Trailways will require its member companies to obtain and/or maintain the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) approval rating for suppliers of personnel ground transport. "The recurring and menacing threats with which we all now live with have prompted us to take this action," said Bill Steele, Trailways' board chairman. More than two-thirds of the 66 Trailways-branded companies have DOD approval ratings. To maintain a DOD rating, companies undergo regular monitoring, evaluation and inspection.

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