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When a tour bus operator found he had more passengers than seats, he put six people in the luggage compartment with mattresses and pillows.READ MORE: COVID-19 Vaccines Saved Nearly 20 Million Lives In First Year, Study Says
Now the Michigan company has been ordered to cease commercial bus operations after the discovery during a trip to Ohio.READ MORE: Michigan Ballot Initiative Aims To Protect Abortion Rights
The order against Haines Tours of Gladwin was issued Friday by the U.S. Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
An Ohio State Patrol officer found six people May 27 in the luggage compartment of a bus traveling from Michigan to Clyde, Ohio. Mattresses and pillows were in the luggage area.MORE NEWS: AG Nessel Says Abortions Are Still Legal In Michigan
It is reported that the driver told the officer there was no room on the bus for more passengers.