Regulations

Oklahoma Bus Operator Shut Down By Safety Investigators

Posted on April 18, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has declared Oklahoma City-based Heartland Charters & Tours and its principals an imminent hazard to public safety, and has ordered the interstate passenger bus company to immediately shut down operations.

FMCSA placed Heartland Charters & Tours out-of-service after an extensive review of the company's operations found multiple hours-of-service, vehicle maintenance, and controlled substance and alcohol testing violations. Safety investigators discovered that the company did not conduct pre-employment drug screenings of its drivers and failed to use properly qualified drivers, putting the public at risk.


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Source: Metro Magazine

Related Topics: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, FMCSA, regulatory enforcement, vehicle safety

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