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FMCSA shuts down Minnesota-based bus company

The FMCSA has ordered On Eagles Wings Charters, Inc., to immediately cease all passenger transportation operations.

From the Editor: Grow (up) America; it’s time to rebuild

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has sent the Obama Administration’s long-term transportation bill, titled Grow America, as the House and Senate face looming deadlines.

DOT reminds drivers that physicals must now be performed by certified medical examiners

National registry will improve safety for travelers, health of commercial drivers.

FMCSA shuts down bus companies in Georgia and South Carolina

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s FMCSA has ordered the immediate shut-down of two motor carriers, each for disregarding federal safety regulations and putting their companies’ own drivers, passengers and the public at risk.

U.S. DOT announces final rule to streamline environmental reviews for transit projects

The FTA and FHWA anticipate that the new rule, issued jointly, will expedite the delivery of certain transit and highway projects.

FMCSA's Operation Quick Strike removed 52 bus companies from the road

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s FMCSA announced today that 52 bus companies and 340 vehicles were put out of business and removed from the road as a result of Operation Quick Strike.

NHTSA announces final rule for requiring seatbelts on motorcoaches

The NHTSA today issued a final rule requiring lap and shoulder seat belts for each passenger and driver seat on new motorcoaches; UMA also issued a statement.

FMCSA orders "Bus Go Bus" to immediately cease all operations

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s FMCSA has ordered Philadelphia-based Bus Go Bus, Inc., to immediately cease all commercial operations.

FMCSA shuts down Florida-based McRea Transportation, Inc.

The FMCSA today announced that McRea Transportation, Inc. one of two unrelated bus companies that had stranded New York City-bound passengers in Virginia following a mechanical breakdown last month, has been declared an imminent hazard.

FMCSA's Hours-of-Service regulations take full effect July 1; motorcoach rules unchanged

Any motorcoach company that operates across state lines will be bound by these rules.