Unsafe Chartered Bus Companies Evade Sanctions

Charter Bus risk management

This article is a follow up to a prior posting entitled “Are Athletes at Risk in Chartered Buses?” which exposed the dangers and possible liability risks of hiring a charter bus service without running a background check.

MSNBC reports that at least 20 of the approximately 220 commercial bus companies that were fined and ordered to shut down are still running along the highways and byways. Investigators say the companies stayed on the road using different names after being ordered shut down for violations that range from suspended licenses to drug use.

 Source: “GAO: Unsafe truck, bus firms still on highway,”  msnbc.com. 30 Sept. 2009.