Operations

Should Churches Own And Operate Motorcoaches?

Posted on September 20, 2016

RICHMOND COUNTY, N.C. — A deadly bus accident over the weekend is raising questions about churches operating charter buses.

A 1993 model bus charter-style bus carrying a South Carolina football team popped a tire on US 74 the afternoon of Sept. 17. Investigators say the driver lost control, killing four people, including himself.

The bus is owned by the Sandy River Baptist Church in Chester, S.C.

TWCnews.com article here

Related Topics: accident reduction, accidents, charter and tour, client markets, fatalities, group transportation, maintenance, motorcoach operators, motorcoaches, passenger safety

Comments ( 1 )
  • Anthony

     | about 4 years ago

    Age limit buses to 2010 and up and they will not out anyone with no practice driving those expensive 2010 buses. That 1993 mci bus can be purchased for 13,000 dollars. Horrible accident that has now changed the lifes of the victims families and all who survived

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