Did you know you can get a report on the bus company that might be taking your child to camp or Grandma’s visit to see the kids?
FMCSA (Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration) gets a lot of bad attention for the mountains of regulations it churns out, but safety is never a bad thing. FMCSA inspects buses and bus companies the same way it inspects trucks and trucking companies. The inspectors look for mechanical problems, driver issues and company compliance.
Recently a bus company in Utah was shut down over safety issues. Read the article here.
To check on the bus company you are thinking of using check their rating at FMCSA Safer Bus site.