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FMCSA Shuts Down 52 Bus Companies in “Operation Quick Strike”

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Jarod Cassidy4 years ago

According to the Daily Finance, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered the shutdown of 52 bus companies due to safety violations including poorly maintained vehicles and overworked drivers.

Operation Quick Strike

In April, the FMCSA began its investigation into 250 bus companies as part of “Operation Quick Strike” which focused on motor coach companies with poor safety records.

The probe was launched in response to major crashes involving carriers that continued to operate despite unsatisfactory safety records.

In efforts to stream line the investigations, the FMCSA trained more than 50 new inspectors as they rushed to regain the public’s trust following harsh criticism from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Of more than 1,300 buses inspected, the FMCSA removed 340 from service, at least temporarily.

Only one company was shut down following a death, Kansas based Midnight Express, the rest were closed due to safety violations.

List of Shut Down Bus Companies

  • Arizona:

    • Autobuses Rayon Inc.
    • River City Shuttle
  • British Columbia, Canada:

    • FTS Forest Transport Services LTD
  • California:

    • Salcido Tours
  • Connecticut:

    • New Haven Bus Service
    • People to Places Inc.
  • Florida:

    • Ricardo Transportation
    • McRea Transportation, Inc.
    • Fabulous Coach Lines
  • Georgia:

    • All Pro Motor Coach
    • Best Limo Service
  • Illinois:

    • Across USA Tour & Travel
    • Nealson Coach Inc.
    • Acrosstown Charter
    • Irma J Tours, Inc.
    • Illini Tours
  • Indiana:

    • Rotel North American Tours
  • Kansas:

    • Midnight Express
  • Kentucky:

    • M H B S Inc.
  • Massachusetts:

    • Furtado Bus Lines
    • Lynette's Limousine
    • MTZ Tours
    • Sovereign Transportation
  • Mississippi:

    • Carbo Limo of Oxford
    • CC Rider Coach
  • New Jersey:

    • Pocono Progressive
  • New York:

    • Coach USA Tour Inc.
    • Horizon Coach Inc.
    • Gotham Coach Service Inc.
    • Uniworld Tours Inc.
  • North Carolina:

    • Charter Bus
    • Southeastern Tours, Inc.
    • Executive Charters Lines, Inc.
    • Spaulding Charters and Tours, Inc.
  • Ohio:

    • Destiny Tours
  • Pennsylvania:

    • Bus Go Bus Inc.
    • Travel Time Transportation
    • S & V Tours Inc.
    • Wilcar Tours Inc.
  • South Carolina:

    • Destiny Tours
    • The People's Choice
    • South Carolina VIP Tours
  • Tennessee:

    • GWC Enterprises Inc.
  • Texas:

    • Autobuses Zacatecanos
    • Hotel Mexicano
    • Agape Tours Inc.
  • Utah:

    • Salt Lake Shuttles
  • Vermont:

    • Advanced Ventures
  • Washington, D.C.:

    • Onboard DC Tours
    • Companies that were shut down but have reopened:
  • Georgia:

    • Transsouth Motorcoach
  • Massachusetts:

    • Lucky Star
  • North Carolina:

    • DAPTCO Motor Coach Services
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