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April 21, 2014

FMCSA: Current financial responsibility minimums are inadequate

Analysis shows that while catastrophic motor carrier crashes are rare, the costs for resulting severe and critical injuries can exceed $1 million.


April 7, 2014

UMass replaces shuttle provider due to fed safety violations

Decision comes following Crystal Transport Inc.'s operating authority was revoked by the FMCSA for safety violations.


April 1, 2014

FMCSA shuts down 2 Mass. operators

Thus far in 2014, FMCSA has revoked the operating authority of more than 75 unsafe bus and truck companies. A total of eight motor carriers and four commercial drivers have been declared to be imminent hazards to public safety.


March 21, 2014

FMCSA shuts down 2 motorcoach operators

Each operator, which are from Ga. and S.C., were ordered to immediately shut down for disregarding federal safety regulations and putting their companies’ own drivers, passengers and the public at risk.


March 14, 2014

Utah bus operation, driver declared imminent hazard

Sandy, Utah-based Serv-A-Bus LLC continued to transport passengers despite a January 2013 cease operations order and revocation of its U.S. DOT registration, while a Conn.-based driver failed to disclose prior health issues.


March 14, 2014

FMCSA proposes electronic logs to monitor driver hours

The rulemaking would significantly reduce the paperwork burden associated with hours-of-service recordkeeping for interstate bus and truck drivers.


February 25, 2014

FMCSA orders Atlanta company to cease operations

Found STSC Transportation Services Inc. was endangering the traveling public by failing to ensure the safety of its vehicles and drivers. Although registered in Atlanta, the company operates service between Philadelphia and New York City.


February 21, 2014

Prevost, UMA form Prevost Prep

Program is designed specifically for drivers to meet the driver training needs of the motorcoach industry. Company also announces partnership with Hire Heroes USA.


February 12, 2014

FMCSA proposes drug, alcohol testing clearinghouse

Would would make it easier to determine whether a bus or truck driver is prohibited from operating a commercial motor vehicle for failing to comply with federal drug and alcohol regulations, including mandatory testing.


February 7, 2014

FMCSA: Study validates SMS' effectiveness

The component of the agency’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability program was launched in 2010 to identify and prioritize motor carriers posing the highest threat to public safety for enforcement interventions.


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