Hyundai Motor and Transport Ministry to hold bus inspectionHyundai Motor, the nation’s largest automaker, said yesterday that it is conducting a special inspection of large buses for free next week jointly with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.
The company said that since safety has become a nationwide priority and vacation season is coming up, it will conduct a free inspection of any bus that has 25 seats or more. It will deploy 5,000 employees from Monday to Friday to six highway rest stops and 68 repair centers, along with the service centers of each bus operator.
Hyundai said that this is the largest scale special inspection in its history. The company expects 110,000 buses will be checked next week. At the end of last year, a total of 135,000 buses were registered in Korea.