NY puts more tour buses, drivers off road
(AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York's stepped-upenforcement of tour buses after a fatal crash a week ago put morebuses and drivers out of service over the weekend at checkpoints.
The action by state Department of Transportation investigatorsand local law enforcement over three days put 16 of 26 busesstopped at a Manhattan checkpoint out of service for vehicle ordriver violations or both.
Outside the city, out-of-service violations against the driveror bus were found in 25 of 138 tour bus inspections.
Data is still incomplete in the continuing effort. No breakdownis available to determine the exact number of buses sidelined.