November 20, 2013
The final rule, which amends FMVSS 208, applies to new over-the-road buses and to other types of new buses with a GVWR greater than 26,000 pounds, except transit buses and school buses.
August 15, 2013
Agency revoked Staten Island, N.Y.-based All Nations Coach Inc.’s operating authority for violations of federal safety regulations and declared McRea Transportation Inc. an imminent hazard to public safety and ordered to cease all operations.
July 19, 2013
The interactive Web-based educational and training program was developed to provide commercial truck and bus drivers and carriers with an awareness of the factors contributing to fatigue and its impact on performance and safety.
May 31, 2013
Carbo Limo is a for-hire passenger carrier consisting of 10 passenger vans/minibuses and one stretch limousine used for its intrastate operations, principally shuttle service in and around Oxford, Miss.
May 16, 2013
Safety investigators found that Autobuses Zacatecanos failed to ensure that its vehicles were systematically and properly inspected, repaired and maintained. Onsite inspections of the carrier’s four buses revealed such numerous and serious safety violations that all four vehicles were immediately declared out of service.
April 24, 2013
This is the first shutdown of a passenger carrier following the deployment earlier this month of more than 50 specially trained safety investigators targeting high-risk passenger carriers.
March 13, 2013
An investigation of Ming An Inc.’s operations found that Ming An failed to conduct pre-employment drug and alcohol testing and allowed unqualified drivers to operate its vehicles in an unsafe manner with its drivers receiving numerous citations for speeding in excess of 15 miles per hour over posted speed limits.
March 5, 2013
Committee is charged with providing information, advice and recommendations to FMCSA on safety programs and regulations for large trucks and commercial buses.
February 19, 2013
The imminent hazard/operations-out-of-service order issued by FMCSA prohibits Top Class Bus Co. from any type of commercial passenger service and it blocks the unapproved use of its buses by another company or any driver.
February 15, 2013
FMCSA inspectors and auditors will undergo specialized training aimed at investigating key areas of operations at motorcoach companies deemed to be high-risk carriers.
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