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April 9, 2014

NTSB opens docket on Metro-North derailment

Included are crew interview transcripts, engineer medical information, rules compliance testing records, and track inspection and signal records.


April 1, 2014

1 dead, 2 injured after truck crashes into motorcoach

The truck, which was reportedly speeding, lost control, drifted into oncoming traffic and struck the bus nearly head-on, with the bus then crashing into a tree.


February 24, 2014

Tour bus driver dies in Vt. accident

The trailer unit jackknifed and stopped, while the northbound commercial bus with 32 people on board crested a hill, lost control and ultimately struck the trailer unit after contacting the guard rails.


December 3, 2013

Speed a factor in Metro-North crash

Federal investigators have recovered the engineer’s cell phone, though it has been reported they don't believe he was on it at the time of the crash.


December 2, 2013

Cornell U. bus struck by truck that killed NYPD officer

The bus had been trying to parallel park in front of the Cornell Club.


November 25, 2013

N.Y. bound Amtrak Crescent train derails

Seven of the nine cars on Train 20 from New Orleans went off the track in Spartanburg, S.C., but stayed upright, leaving no serious injuries.


October 10, 2013

Greyhound bus strikes tractor-trailer in Pa.

The New York City-to-Ohio Greyhound Charter bus crashed in the westbound lanes of I-80 in Union County's White Deer Township, near the exit for Williamsport.


October 7, 2013

Cut power to prevent out-of-service 'ghost trains,' NTSB says

The agency, which released its initial findings on the Chicago Transit Authority crash, also recommended leaving brakes in a position to ensure that the trains can't move on their own.


August 29, 2013

Tour bus company, woman's family reach $6.75M settlement

Video surveillance images showed that Justyna Palka was walking in the crosswalk with a green light when the driver made a right turn and ran her over, according to her family's lawyers.


April 23, 2013

Driver in Texas crash may have blacked out

The April crash was caused when the driver, Loyd Rieve, failed to stay in his lane, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety report, which also disputed earlier accounts that the bus flipped over because of a blown tire or some other mechanical malfunction.


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