"Reincarnated" bus companies risky, common-GAO

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WASHINGTON, July 30 (Reuters) - Like the wheels on the bus going round and round in the old children's song, motor coach companies cited for severe safety violations can easily "reincarnate" into new companies instead of paying fines, a U.S. audit agency report found on Thursday. Twenty bus companies went out of service in 2007 and 2008 and then returned as new companies, said the report released by the Government Accountability Office. The number was likely understated because the agency ...

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