HOUSTON — An investigation by AP discovered how lax oversight has allowed businesses that perform state inspections of buses, despite being cited by federal authorities for failings, to continue to inspect buses. To read the full story, click here.
The Final Rule addresses three key areas concerning driver coercion: procedures for commercial truck and bus drivers to report incidents of coercion to the FMCSA, steps the agency could take when responding to such allegations and penalties that may be imposed on entities found to have coerced drivers.
The median income for a high-skilled worker in Silicon Valley is $119,000 a year, compared to $27,000 for low-skilled workers, according to a report from Joint Venture Silicon Valley, a regional think tank.
New coaches feature three-point seatbelts, backup camera, lane departure warning, antilock brakes and Smartwave Tire Pressure Monitoring.
The letter also includes tips from the Bus Industry and Safety Council, which stresses pre- and post-trip security checks such as inspections of luggage bays and overhead compartments. Operators are also urged to report suspicious packages and to encourage riders to do the same.
Christian Riddell has been the spokesman for the council during the previous two years and has been instrumental in the development of the council's products, services and trainings.
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