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December 16, 2013

University shuttles among those caught in fed sweep

Operations providing services at the University of Illinois, Illinois State University and the University of Mississippi were among 52 motorcoach operators shut down over eight-month span.


December 12, 2013

Feds shuts down 52 'unsafe' coach operations

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

FMCSA orders Phoenix operator to cease operations

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.


October 24, 2013

FMCSA orders Philly operator to cease operations

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.


June 13, 2013

FMCSA orders Va. operator to cease operations

Advanced Ventures operates a small fleet of motorcoaches and mini-buses providing charter services throughout the mid-Atlantic region.


June 7, 2013

FMCSA orders Boston operator to cease operations

The action is part of FMCSA's "Operation Quick Strike," an intensified investigation of high-risk passenger carriers that began last April.


June 4, 2013

FMCSA shuts down S.C., Kansas operators

Destiny Tours falsified an inspection document and failed to regularly inspect, repair or maintain its single motorcoach as required by federal safety regulations. Meanwhile, following a passenger fatality, an inspection of the vehicle involved found that Kansas-based Midnight Express realigned seating, blocking all four emergency exit windows.


May 31, 2013

FMCSA orders Miss. operator out of service

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.


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