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The Safety Study of Double-Decker Motorcoaches with Rear Luggage Compartment Report to Congress

Pursuant to section 5510 of the FAST Act, the report presents the results of the double-decker motorcoach safety study.  Section 5510 of the FAST Act requires the Secretary to conduct a study on the effects of attaching a luggage compartment to the rear of a double-decker motorcoach, with respect to safety of vehicle operations, fire suppression capability, tire loads, and pavement impacts.

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Last updated: Tuesday, January 23, 2018