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September 13, 2011

CVSA’s ‘Brake Safety Week’ highlights proper maintenance

During the week of Sept. 11 to 17, CVSA-certified inspectors, brake suppliers and industry partners will conduct enforcement and education activities with drivers and mechanics at truck stops, weigh stations and other locations. According to Roadcheck 2011 data, more education and awareness is needed to reduce the number of highway crashes caused annually by poorly maintained braking systems.


May 5, 2011

U.S. DOT tightens measures to improve bus safety

Will require more rigorous CDL testing standards, seek new rules to strengthen passenger carrier and driver compliance with federal safety regulations, and empower consumers to review safety records of bus companies before booking.


February 4, 2010

Feds raid Houston bus companies

Twenty-two people have been charged with conspiracy to transport illegal immigrants, with each conviction carrying a maximum prison sentence of 10 years and a fine of up to $250,000.


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