U.S. Department of Transportation
Office of Public Affairs
1200 New Jersey Ave., S.E.
Washington, DC 20590
Friday, November 5, 2010
Contact: Candice Tolliver
Tel: 202-366-9999 or 202-366-2309
FMCSA Places Two Commercial Bus Companies Out-of-Service for Violating Federal Safety Regulations
WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has placed Mid-Florida Extraditions of Melbourne, Florida out-of-service and fined the company $2,170 for violating hours-of-service and insurance requirements.
The agency has also placed Pegasso Caballero Tours of Houston, Texas out-of-service and fined the company $1,470 for violating vehicle maintenance requirements.
Both commercial bus companies must pay the entire civil penalty and take corrective action to show they are in compliance with federal safety regulations before they can resume operations.
For more information, contact Candice Tolliver at 202-366-9999.