Motorcoach

Greyhound driver praised for handling of bomb threat

Posted on February 21, 2014

GUELPH, Ontario — Passengers praised a Greyhound bus driver for his professional actions in handling a bomb threat scare that occurred during a trip from Guelph to Toronto, The Record reported. No one was harmed in the incident.

Soon after the bus departed from Guelph, riders reported that a man was overheard talking on a cell phone about blowing up the bus. One passenger alerted the bus driver, who asked the man making the threats to leave the bus. When he refused, the driver made a phone call and asked the passengers to evacuate the bus.

A Greyhound spokesperson confirmed for the news outlet that a passenger on the bus was acting in a disruptive manner and overheard making threatening remarks, and that the driver pulled the bus to a safe location, called the police, who arrived immediately. For the full story, click here.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

International Motor Coach Group names new EVP

Clymer Berry's career includes tenure at EF Education First, EF Explore America, and more recently with Agero Inc.

MCI set to open new San Francisco Service Center

The two-story, 34,000-square-foot building covering 4.2 acres in Hayward features the latest coach diagnostic equipment and tooling with the capacity to provide comprehensive service from general maintenance work to complete coach refurbishing.

MCI delivers J4500 to Wis.-based Babler Bus Service

The company’s new J4500 wears the most advanced features available, starting with the powertrain featuring the Detroit Diesel DD13 engine and Allison transmission.

FMCSA announces electronic logging device implementation tour

In several cities across the country, FMCSA subject matter experts will lead driver-focused presentations and panel discussions on ELD implementation.

ABC delivers 4 Van Hool CX45s to Sun Diego Charter subsidiary

Coaches incorporate Van Hool safety features, including three-point seatbelts, backup camera, lane departure warning, antilock brakes, and Smartwave Tire Pressure Monitoring.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close