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Motor Carriers Accountability Act proposed

Bill seeks better accommodations for passengers during travel delays

Posted July 15, 2019

Legislation was recently introduced in the House of Representatives that would require carriers to provide better passenger accommodations during excessive and unwarranted delays during interstate travel.

The Motor Carriers Accountability Act, H.R. 3628, would require carriers to create and implement contingency plans for passenger delays of three or more hours. Plans would include providing:

  • Adequate food and water,
  • Sanitary lavatory facilities, and
  • Ticket refunds when appropriate.

According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, bus travel is the third most popular choice for long-distance travel in the country.

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