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WJLA, February 14, 2012

Low-cost bus safety: NTSB concerned about speed, driver fatigue on interstate buses

The National Transportation Safety Board says that, in general, taking a bus to your destination is safe. However, when it comes to curbside services like Megabus and BoltBus, factors like speed, driver fatigue and driver fitness are causes for concern. For more, watch ABC7 tonight at 11 p.m.

Speed governors

Megabus says they monitor their buses speeds. Many buses actually have speed governors, which are devices that can control the maximum speed their coaches travel at.