December 12, 2013
Twenty operators were immediately shut down for violations and posing an imminent hazard to the public and 32 were issued "Unsatisfactory" safety ratings and shut down after failing to remedy critical and acute violations.
November 25, 2013
Investigators found that the carrier, Autobuses Rayon improperly allowed at least three other unsafe bus companies, previously shut down by FMCSA, to continue passenger services using vehicles with the registration markings of its company.
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.
November 11, 2013
The updated Webpage features a more user-friendly navigation, creates a one-stop shop for FMCSA safety information and will make important information easier to understand.
November 7, 2013
Also opened the investigative dockets, including more than 2,100 pages, from four recent commercial vehicle accidents, two of which included motorcoaches. Together, the accidents resulted in 25 deaths and 83 injuries.
October 24, 2013
Investigators found serious and widespread violations of multiple federal safety regulations, including inadequate inspection, repair and maintenance of vehicles and instances of falsified driver on-duty status records.
October 10, 2013
The New York City-to-Ohio Greyhound Charter bus crashed in the westbound lanes of I-80 in Union County's White Deer Township, near the exit for Williamsport.
October 3, 2013
The collision resulted in eight fatalities and injured 14. The bus was carrying 18 people, including the driver, when it overturned at about 2 p.m. while on the way to a gospel music gathering in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
September 26, 2013
He told police at the scene of the accident that he had been drinking coffee, began coughing and lost consciousness. The bus veered off the interstate and flipped over in the Sept. 14 crash, injuring at least 35 people.
September 19, 2013
Requires the FMCSA to use the formal rulemaking process if it decides to move forward with any new regulations regarding sleep apnea.
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