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The DOT again tells budget Chinatown bus company to cease operations

Excerpt from Transportation Nation

Mar 29, 2013 7:43 am

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No, seriously Fung Wah. Cut it out. You’re making Carnival look safe and reliable.

— Jason Clampet

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Creative parking by a Fung Wah bus driver. Filippo Diotalevi / Flickr


The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration ordered Fung Wah bus to halt operations between Boston and New York in late February after Massachusetts inspectors found cracks in the frames of many of the company’s buses. Within days that order was escalated to a total shut down of the company.

… Today’s action from the U.S. DOT rescinds the previous shut down order and replaces it with another one that is more permanent. The original order was because the company would not cooperate with the investigations into poorly maintained fleet.

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