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* DC - FMCSA shuts down 26 bus companies in agency's largest safety sweep
Washington,DC,USA -Land Line ,by Clarissa Kell-Holland -31 May 2012: -- A deadly bus crash killed four people and injured 54 passengers May 31, 2011, on Interstate 95 in Virginia. On the one-year anniversary of the Sky Express bus crash, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced that it has shut down 26 bus companies in its single largest safety crackdown... Three of the primary companies that were shut down were Apex Bus, Inc. and I-95 Coach, Inc., both from New York, and New Century Travel Inc. of Pennsylvania. The FMCSA investigation found that these three companies “oversaw a broad network of other bus companies” that were shut down as well... U.S. Transportation Secretary, Ray LaHood, said the three primary companies “blatantly and repeatedly violated safety rules” ... The 26 bus operations that were shut down transport more than 1,800 passengers per day from New York to Florida along the I-95 corridor...
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