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The parent company of High Point, N.C.-based Thomas Built Buses says it initiated a safety recall campaign and has alerted the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. It says a bolt included in the clamp assembly may break when it's subjected to stress.
The parent company of High Point, N.C.-based Thomas Built Buses says it initiated a safety recall campaign and has alerted the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. It says a bolt included in the clamp assembly may break when it's subjected to stress.

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Daimler’s Thomas Built Bus company is recalling more than 1,800 buses to repair a faulty part.

The parent company of High Point, N.C.-based Thomas Built Buses says it initiated a safety recall campaign and has alerted the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. It says a bolt included in the clamp assembly may break when it's subjected to stress.

The federal agency says the recall involves three series of Thomas Built school buses manufactured from Sept. 1 through Dec. 31 of last year. The High Point Enterprise reported (http://bit.ly/oBVDiA) that the recall involves clamps on engines supplied for the buses by Cummins Inc.

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Thomas Built Buses is a unit of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, which is part of German Automaker Daimler AG.

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