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Yesterday a bus with Korean tourists almost fell in a ravine, more than a dozen hurt.
asiababy wrote:Yesterday a bus with Korean tourists almost fell in a ravine, more than a dozen hurt.
Icon, my husband said the bus driver in this incident was not licensed. Did you see anything in the news today stating this? (No time to find link today.)
Taiwan Luthiers wrote:I don't know about coaches but city buses have governors, they can only get up to a certain speed and the governor keeps it from going any faster.
He was also penalized for not turning on the dashboard camera while operating a large truck, a requirement for all truck drivers.
Super Hans wrote:Taiwan Luthiers,
In Europe, drivers and companies get seriously hauled over the coals if a tachograph shows that driver regulations regarding rest time has been abused., but the regulations are far tighter and there is far more government control, I'm not sure how it is in the States.Sure, drivers will often find a way to get around them and so will trucking companies
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