King County Metro removes 126 buses from service due to manufacturing issue

Two Metro operators identified an issue with the steering system in some vehicles, and no accidents or injuries occurred as a result of it.

KING COUNTY, Wash. — King County Metro has proactively removed 126 buses from its 1,500-vehicle fleet after identifying a manufacturing issue with the steering system.

Two operators discovered the issue with some of the vehicles, and all the remaining buses in service have been inspected and remain up to King County Metro specifications. They say no accidents or injuries happened as a result of the steering system issue.

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