Regulations

Bus Safety Lapses Increase, Enforcement Lags Behind

Posted on June 11, 2014

Three Crystal Transport bus drivers failed drug tests but kept transporting thousands of passengers around Boston every day, according to federal investigators. Some new hires did not undergo proper drug screening; others falsified duty records to hide the fact that they exceeded the maximum hours allowed behind the wheel.

Crystal Transport Inc. is just one example of the many bus companies with persistent safety violations that have been allowed to continue operating, a Globe analysis of federal data found.

Full story at www.bostonglobe.com.

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