Bus Inspections

Transportation Nation

Feds Shutter D.C. Party Bus

Wednesday, April 24, 2013


The party is over for another tour bus provider, following a federal shut down order declaring it an imminent hazard. Not only did the company fail to inspect and maintain its vehicles, the government says it knowingly let a driver who had tested positive for a controlled substance continue to get behind the wheel.

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The Empire

NY to Do More Probes of Bus Lines with Poor Safety

Monday, April 09, 2012

A little noticed, relatively inexpensive item in New York's massive state budget could be a life saver. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature found $1 million in a nearly flat budget to change the way buses are inspected in New York following a bloody year on the road.

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Bus Protocol: A Work In Progress

Friday, April 06, 2012


On city subways at least, New Yorkers know the drill.  For the most part people give up their seats to an elderly or disabled person and often let people get off the cars before entering. But city bus etiquette can be more confusing.

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State Inspectors Crack Down on Tour Buses

Wednesday, October 26, 2011


Governor Andrew Cuomo's office said 116 bus drivers and 95 buses had been pulled out of service after a two week roadside inspection blitz by New York state police.