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Govít moving (to) shut down unsafe bus, truck companies
Associated Press ^
| Jan 17, 2014 2:42 PM EST
| Joan Lowy
Posted on 01/17/2014 12:12:21 PM PST by Olog-hai
A federal agency is issuing regulations aimed at making it easier for the government to shut down bus and truck companies with a pattern of safety problems.
The Federal Motor Carrier Administration said Friday the regulations give the agency authority to put out of business operators who have a history of problems, even if their most recent inspection alone doesn't quite meet the threshold for closure.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat; Miscellaneous; Travel
KEYWORDS: buses; fmca; ntsb; trucks
posted on 01/17/2014 12:12:21 PM PST
Govt moving (to) shut down unsafe bus, truck companies...
...But only if they're not based in Mexico...
posted on 01/17/2014 12:24:16 PM PST
(Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
The government decides who is UNSAFE? I wonder if your past voting records and party registration have anythnig to do with determining how unsafe you are?
posted on 01/17/2014 12:25:33 PM PST
by Mr. K
(If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
To: Mr. K
Who knew that a WH “pivot to jobs” ACTUALLY meant “pivot to job destruction”?
posted on 01/17/2014 12:34:29 PM PST
(Add just 6 GOP Senators and we "bury" Harry)
To: Mr. K
Perhaps we should check with prior Chevrolet dealers?
posted on 01/17/2014 12:34:36 PM PST
(It's time for a second political party.)
Lol. Exactly. Whatever happened to that proposal?
posted on 01/17/2014 12:34:41 PM PST
I really hate to hear the term ‘Government Moving’.
translation: Government moving to shut down low-cost independent “Chinatown” bus lines after receiving buckets of back-door cash from lobbyists for Grehyound and Coach USA.
posted on 01/17/2014 2:59:10 PM PST
(Till we're together again, Gypsy girl. May 28, 1998- June 3, 2013)
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