Curbside Carriers 7 Times More Likely To Kill Passengers

November 1, 2011 3:25 pm

We spotted this today:

“The fatal accident rate for curbside carriers from January 2005 to March 2011 was 7 times that of conventional bus operations: 1.4 fatal accidents per 100 vehicles for curbside carriers compared with 0.2 fatal accidents per 100 vehicles for conventional scheduled carriers.

*The exclusion of buses from routine enroute inspections – especially of curbside carriers that don’t operate from terminals – reduces opportunities to discover safety violations.”

Statistics Source: The Consumerist

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