Monday, February 17, 2014

Superlines Bus caught with violations in LTFRB spot check

Source
The Superlines Bus company was among the bus lines found with violations during a surprise check by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) yesterday.

LTFRB chairman Winston Ginez himself led the inspection at the Cubao Bus Terminal in Quezon City.

After the brief mechanical and physical probe of the bus, it was discovered that Superlines Bus committed "minor violations."

Ginez explained to the media that in cases of minor breaches of regulation bus companies are meted fines. They are, however, allowed to continue plying their provincial routes.

Simultaneous inspections were also conducted in Quezon and Bicol.
SEE ALSO: Bicol bus crash list of fatalities, injured released

2013 Atimonan Road Crash

It will be recalled that Superlines Bus is one of the bus companies which figured in the 2013 Atimonan road crash. Said major road accident, which involved three buses and five other vehicles, left 20 people dead and 54 injured.
DON'T MISS: No place for complacency in bus accidents

Palace defends LTFRB amid spate of bus accidents

Meanwhile, Malacanang has defended the the regulatory body amid a spate of deadly bus crashes.

In a press conference conducted after the Bontoc bus accident, Press Secretary Herminio "Sonny" Coloma said that LTFRB is doing all it can to monitor and inspect all public buses across the country.

He added that the President remains to have full trust and confidence in the LTFRB Chairman.

The Press Secretary likewise underscored that accidents cannot be predicted, and that what matters most is that agencies enforce rules and regulations fully.

Source

Share:

Featured Post

Bicol employers reminded to give 13th month pay on time

LEGAZPI CITY - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) RO V reminded employers to pay the 13th month pay of their workers on time a...