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Bus safety bills introduced in House, Senate
Posted By Amy Rayner On March 28, 2011 @ 6:52 pm In Bus,Bus News,News,Recent Updates,Washington | No Comments
WASHINGTON — Bipartisan legislation to improve motorcoach safety has been introduced in the House and Senate.
Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) jointly introduced S. 453, the Motorcoach Enhanced Safety Act, which is co-sponsored by Senators Kristen Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.).
In the House, Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) has introduced identical legislation, H.R. 873.
The Motorcoach Enhanced Safety Act would:
The American Bus Association reports that there are more than 720 million passenger trips by motorcoach annually, and bus travel has outpaced air and rail as the fastest growing mode of passenger transportion.
To view text of the legislation, click on the following links:
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