Chances are I have never been to your facility, stepped foot onto one of your vehicles, or know anything about your overall safety program. Despite this, I’d be willing to place two wagers about your passenger transportation operation.
A citation handed out to a driver judged to have violated a documented law holds him accountable for his actions. Liability deals more with perceived contribution to an occurrence as opposed to violating a law.
Two stories overshadowed all others in the bus industry in 2011: the implementation and realization of the new Safety Measurement System (SMS) and the resulting consequences and attention a string of unusually severe motorcoach crashes generated.