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April 15, 2014

Rules lag to help passengers escape crashed buses

Many of the 40 or so students aboard a bus that had collided with a tractor-trailer truck squeezed through a kicked-out window before the vehicle burst into flames.


October 3, 2013

No NTSB investigators for Tenn. bus crash due to shutdown

The collision resulted in eight fatalities and injured 14. The bus was carrying 18 people, including the driver, when it overturned at about 2 p.m. while on the way to a gospel music gathering in Gatlinburg, Tenn.


September 26, 2013

Bus driver in Ohio crash passed out at wheel

He told police at the scene of the accident that he had been drinking coffee, began coughing and lost consciousness. The bus veered off the interstate and flipped over in the Sept. 14 crash, injuring at least 35 people.


August 3, 2012

Coach in Ill. crash inspected days ago

The double-deck bus that slammed into a highway overpass support, killing one passenger and injuring dozens of others, was manufactured last year and passed a company safety inspection days ago.


August 2, 2012

Double-deck bus crash kills one woman

The bus, carrying 64 passengers, apparently blew a tire and skidded into the center pillar around 1:20 p.m. near Litchfield, about 60 miles north of St. Louis. As many as half the people on the bus were injured.


March 12, 2012

NTSB to meet on 2011 N.Y. motorcoach crash

The draft report presented to the five NTSB members will include the following issue areas: survival factors, driver background and human factors, highway design, vehicle factors, motor carrier oversight, and the company operating and safety history.


March 6, 2012

Driving school linked to Va. bus crash loses license

Prosecutors say the school was getting commercial driver's licenses for people without the necessary skills.


January 9, 2012

Montana coach crash driver going too fast

The driver of a Rimrock Trailways bus collided with a median at approximately 65 to 70 mph, likely causing the vehicle to roll on its side, killing two passengers and injuring 32 others.


September 14, 2011

UPDATE: Argentina bus-train crash kills 11, injures 212

Two passenger trains and a bus collided when the driver of the bus drove around rail track barriers to try to beat the trains across the tracks. The driver was among the 11 killed.


August 18, 2011

Police investigating Pa. Greyhound bus crash

A St. Louis-bound bus struck a concrete barrier and overturned on the Pennsylvania Turnpike and sent 14 people to the hospital. Both state police and Greyhound officials are continuing to investigate the accident.


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