Motorcoach

Senators push for increased motorcoach safety

Posted on March 17, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. — New York Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand and Charles E. Schumer said they would co-sponsor motorcoach safety legislation recently reintroduced by Sen. U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas), following the fatal bus accident last weekend in New York, according to lohud.com.

Meanwhile, U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) called on the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood to move forward in implementing safety measures outlined in DOT's Motorcoach Safety Action Plan, according to the State Column.

For the full story on Sens. Gillibrand and Schumer, click here.

For the full story on Lautenberg, click here.

 

 

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