GLADWIN (WWJ) – UPDATE TO STORY
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: Michigan Matters: Impacting Health & Well-Being Across Metro Region
Now the Michigan company has been ordered to cease commercial bus operations after the discovery during a trip to Ohio.READ MORE: Detroit Police Department To Host Drive-Up Candy Stations On Oct. 31 At All Precincts
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: Metro Detroit Woman Files Lawsuit Against Walmart, Says Discriminated Against By Managers
It is reported that the driver told the officer there was no room on the bus for more passengers.