FMCSA unveils multilingual bus safety checklist

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has unveiled its multilingual Bus Safety Consumer Checklist in eight different languages: Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, French, German, Japanese and Vietnamese.

Free to the public at, the bus safety checklist encourages travelers to first look at the on-road safety performance, safety rating and consumer complaint history of a bus company before buying a ticket or booking a trip.

Consumers also can download for free FMCSA’s SaferBus app at, which provides quick, easy access to the safety records on nearly 6,000 U.S. interstate passenger carriers.