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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

1 posted on 01/17/2014 12:12:21 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
Gov’t moving (to) shut down unsafe bus, truck companies...

...But only if they're not based in Mexico...

2 posted on 01/17/2014 12:24:16 PM PST by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: Olog-hai

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?


3 posted on 01/17/2014 12:25:33 PM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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To: Mr. K

Who knew that a WH “pivot to jobs” ACTUALLY meant “pivot to job destruction”?


4 posted on 01/17/2014 12:34:29 PM PST by pfony1 (Add just 6 GOP Senators and we "bury" Harry)
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To: Mr. K

Perhaps we should check with prior Chevrolet dealers?


5 posted on 01/17/2014 12:34:36 PM PST by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: Yo-Yo

Lol. Exactly. Whatever happened to that proposal?


6 posted on 01/17/2014 12:34:41 PM PST by dhs12345
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To: Olog-hai

I really hate to hear the term ‘Government Moving’.


7 posted on 01/17/2014 12:53:38 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Olog-hai

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.


8 posted on 01/17/2014 1:30:20 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Yo-Yo

Beat me to it.


9 posted on 01/17/2014 2:59:10 PM PST by KGeorge (Till we're together again, Gypsy girl. May 28, 1998- June 3, 2013)
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