Following annual inspections conducted with the National Parks Service, the Arizona Department of Public Safety found 28 commercial buses use in the Grand Canyon National Park to have mechanical violations. Those buses were taken out of service for violations that included brakes, tires, exhaust leaks, lamps/turn signals and battery corrosion, according to a press release.
The inspections took place Aug. 14-15. Seven drivers were also removed, making up just 4 percent of those inspected. The most significant violations were hours of service, false records of duty status, suspended driver’s license and not wearing corrective lenses when required.