Modern Coast buses are back on the roads days after the company’s licence was suspended by the National Transport and Safety Authority, NTSA. The company’s buses were grounded after two of them were involved in an accident.
Here is the information as provided by Modern Coast Express Limited.;
‘We are pleased to inform all our passengers that we have received permission from NTSA to resume normal scheduled bus services from 1.00 pm today the 17.12.2019.
We apologize for the inconvenience caused to all affected passengers who were not able to travel between the 12.12.2019 and 16.12.2019 We shall share the full scheduled buses for today 17.12.2019.’
The coming back of the buses will be a big reprieve for passengers; more so during this festive season.
Below is the presser from NTSA; after suspending the company’s operations:
Here is the presser from NTSA:
‘Over the last couple of days, the Authority has been monitoring the operations of Modern Coast Bus Express Limited following reports of several near fatal crashes.
Following the early Thursday morning crash involving two of their buses, the Authority has with immediate effect suspended the Company’s operator’s licence and initiated a thorough investigation into its safety standards and operations. The Company’s access to the NTSA portal has been deactivated to limit any activities on their 88 vehicles, as the investigation continues.
The National Police has also been advised to impound any of their vehicles from operating contrary to this suspension.
We take this opportunity to condole with all those who lost their loved ones through this tragic crash and pray quick recovery for the injured.’