SunLine to participate in the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill

Oct 15, 2014

Thousand Palms, CA – October 15, 2014: On Thursday, October 16th at 10:16 A.M. SunLine Transit Agency—a first responder for regional natural disasters and emergencies will be participating in the largest earthquake drill in the nation. A mock emergency announcement will be made to passengers, and if it is safe, buses will slow and pull over as they would in an actual earthquake once they receive instruction from SunLine dispatch. During the simulated Level 3 drill, SunLine fixed route operators and Paratransit SunDial operators will practice safety procedures that would be followed in the event of a major earthquake.