Cardinal Buses Named Among one of the Safest Charter Bus Companies in the United States

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Charter bus companies are graded on a number of different items, by a number of independent ratings companies. Cardinal Buses scored at or near the top in every major category pertaining to driver and passenger safety.

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We also encourage travel coordinators to make a site visit to any potential motorcoach carrier's facilities to see firsthand the carrier's fleet, inspect their preventive maintenance program, and to inquire about the experience of the operations staff including mechanics and drivers.

Cardinal Buses, a leading charter bus company servicing the Midwest has received top scores in nearly every safety category possible. With scores being calculated based on a variety of factors, Cardinal Buses came out on or near the top in every category.

Some highlights from the scoring included:

  • A DOT Safety Ranking of "Satisfactory" (Highest Score Available)
  • An ISS Safe Stat Score of 22/100 (The Lower the Score, the Better)
  • Department of Defense Rating of 1 (highest rating available - This allows Cardinal Buses to transport Military Troops)

Cardinal Buses was also ranked among the top 10 safest motor coach charters in the country, within their insurance group, adding to the recognition of their high standards in safety and maintenance. This attention to safety and quality has been recognized as Cardinal Buses is one of the top athletic transportation companies in the Midwest, chartering buses for athletic teams competing in Division I, Division II and Division III sports throughout Indiana, Michigan and Chicagoland areas.

Cardinal Buses also provides ground transportation for many of the local colleges, universities and community colleges. In addition to the services provided to universities and athletic teams, Cardinal Buses also provides bus charters for large church groups, school field trips, or tour groups wishing to travel throughout the US and Canada.

"We encourage college and university travel coordinators to research their motorcoach carrier by asking for their DOT Number and running it through the results found at http://www.safersys.org, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) website" said Dan Shoup, Vice President of Cardinal Buses. Dan continued by saying, "We also encourage travel coordinators to make a site visit to any potential motorcoach carrier's facilities to see firsthand the carrier's fleet, inspect their preventive maintenance program, and to inquire about the experience of the operations staff including mechanics and drivers."

About the Company: Cardinal Buses has been providing bus rental services in the Midwest since 1923. Their dedication to clean, safe charter buses is evident through the multiple awards and recognitions they have received since their inception. If you would like more information about Cardinal Buses, their safety record, or to receive a quote on a charter bus rental, please visit http://www.CardinalBuses.com or call toll free 1-800 348-7487 (Middlebury, IN location) or 1-800 521-6006 (Holland, MI location). The DOT number for Cardinal Buses is 291703 and can be used in conjunction with the http://www.safersys.org website to verify safety scores.

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