DOT Compliance Investigations joins Trailways as preferred affiliated partner

Known for bus regulatory expertise


FAIRFAX, VA – May 11, 2018 – DOT Compliance Investigations of Brooksville, FL, has become a preferred affiliated partner of Trailways Transportation System, Inc., announced Diane Walden, Business Development for Trailways.

Owned and operated by Francisco G. Acuna, a former special agent for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) , the company provides professional services to help bus industry clients comply with Department of Transportation regulations. Brad Watkins, a long-time, bus industry associate and formerly of CSS and the Department of Defense inspection program, has joined Mr. Acuna to provide professional assistance to the bus industry.

“Nothing is more important to our Trailways companies than the safety of passengers, employees and those who share the road with us,” said Trailways President and Chief Executive Officer Eva M. Hotard. “So, we need to know the latest safety regulations and be prepared to meet or even proactively to exceed government standards. We welcome DOT Compliance Investigations and its expertise in this field.”

DOT Compliance Investigations (DCI) provides numerous compliance services, ranging from developing safety management plans and safety compliance manuals to conducting driver and staff training to assisting with preparation for safety audits and compliance reviews. Its after-action solutions involve developing corrective action plans for clients and working with them to achieve safety rating upgrades and elimination of imminent hazards. DCI also provides consultation services, litigation services and expert testimony. In addition, it conducts seminars and presentations about current compliance issues.

Founded in 1936, Trailways Transportation System, Inc., comprises more than 65 independently owned and/or operated bus and motorcoach companies in North America and parts of Europe. Each company adheres to the highest safety standards required by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Trailways through its Affiliated Partner Program enables suppliers and travel partners to network with its company owners and other top decision makers, for their mutual benefit.

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For more information about DOT Compliance Investigations, please contact Bradford Watkins, DCI Service Agent, at (571) 233-0985 or

For more information about the Trailways Affiliated Partner Program, please contact Diane Walden, Business Development, at (703) 897-4414 or (703) 362-8438 or, or 


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