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U.S. Transportation Authority Shuts Down 52 Unsafe Bus Companies

Dec 12, 2013 10:40 am

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The popularity of bus travel in the U.S. is reaching new highs driven by cheap fares provided by bus companies with questionable operations. By cracking down on the worst offenders, the U.S. government is giving the affordable transit option the opportunity to grow.

— Jason Clampet

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Federal bus safety regulators announced that they have shut down 52 companies in what they describe as a major nationwide crackdown on unsafe carriers.

Here is a state-by-state list of 49 companies that were shut down by the U.S. Department of Transportation‘s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and have not reopened.

That is followed by a list of three companies that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration shut down but have reopened after taking corrective action, according to the agency.


  • Autobuses Rayon Inc.
  • River City Shuttle

British Columbia, Canada:

  • FTS Forest Transport Services LTD


  • Salcido Tours


  • New Haven Bus Service
  • People to Places Inc.


  • Ricardo Transportation
  • McRea Transportation, Inc.
  • Fabulous Coach Lines


  • All Pro Motor Coach
  • Best Limo Service


  • Across USA Tour & Travel
  • Nealson Coach Inc.
  • Acrosstown Charter
  • Irma J Tours, Inc.
  • Illini Tours


  • Rotel North American Tours LLC


  • Midnight Express LLC


  • M H B S Inc


  • Furtado Bus Lines
  • Lynette’s Limousine
  • MTZ Tours
  • Sovereign Transportation


  • Carbo Limo Of Oxford, LLC
  • CC Rider Coach

New Jersey:

  • Pocono Progressive

New York:

  • Coach USA Tour Inc.
  • Horizon Coach Inc.
  • Gotham Coach Service Inc.
  • Uniworld Tours, Inc.

North Carolina:

  • Charter Bus
  • Southeastern Tours, Inc.
  • Executive Charters Lines, Inc.
  • Spaulding Charters and Tours, Inc.


  • Destiny Tours


  • Bus Go Bus, Inc.
  • Travel Time Transportation, LLC
  • S & V Tours Inc.
  • Wilcar Tours, Inc.

South Carolina:

  • Destiny Tours
  • The People’s Choice
  • South Carolina VIP Tours, LLC


  • GWC Enterprises Inc.


  • Autobuses Zacatecanos LLC
  • Hotel Mexicano
  • Agape Tours Inc.


  • Salt Lake Shuttles LLC


  • Advanced Ventures, LLC

Washington, D.C.:

  • Onboard DC Tours LLC

Companies that were shut down but have reopened:


  • Transsouth Motorcoach, LLC


  • Lucky Star

North Carolina:

  • DAPTCO Motor Coach Services

Source: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

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