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: The University of Michigan Research Found Vaping Marijuana Associated with More Lung Damage
Now the Michigan company has been ordered to cease commercial bus operations after the discovery during a trip to Ohio.READ MORE: Detroit Bus Drivers Receives First Raise In Three Years
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: Michigan Senator, Gary Peters, Expects $1.9T Coronavirus Package Approved By The Weekend
It is reported that the driver told the officer there was no room on the bus for more passengers.