April 1, 2013
Toxicology tests showed that the Johnstown tour bus driver who crashed on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, killing the Seton Hill University women's lacrosse coach, her unborn child and himself, also had no prior medical condition. The driver died of blunt force trauma at the scene.
March 26, 2013
One-hundred and three days have passed without collisions or accidents with other vehicles, or material damage to property deemed to be the fault of an MST employee.
February 26, 2013
Rolynd Puckett, who has been a TriMet bus operator for 38 years, was awarded the distinction of Gold Master Operator as part of the agency’s Master Operator Program. The agency’s Master Operator Program recognizes bus and rail operators who achieve overall excellence in their duties as professional drivers.
February 14, 2013
Want outside rearview mirrors repositioned, saying they create a blind spot that endangers pedestrians. While agency officials agree that mirrors can create temporary blind spots, they have resisted refitting them, saying that could cause other safety issues.
February 7, 2013
Will operate the shuttle buses and expanded supplemental bus service the CTA will offer customers during the Red Line construction project, which gets under way in May 2013. The drivers will become full-time bus drivers following the conclusion of the project.
November 2, 2012
Absolved all four counts of involuntary manslaughter filed against Sky Express’ Zhao Jian Chen, who was accused of ordering bus driver Kin Yiu Cheung to drive from North Carolina to New York, even though Cheung told him he was too tired. Cheung fell asleep and the bus overturned.
October 15, 2012
Nearly all of the new hires came to the CTA after they attended one of the agency’s three bus driver job fairs this summer, or heard or saw the advertisements for the fairs, all of which were held in the footprint of the Red Line project between Roosevelt Road and 95th Street.
September 17, 2012
Middle Tennessee State University shuttle bus drivers, concerned over a student’s death from bacterial meningitis and a fellow off-duty bus driver being taken to the hospital for respiratory problems, visited health services on campus to be tested.
August 31, 2012
Shared stories, facts and tips about the bus system to help students. Discussed issues such as crossing safely in front of a bus and using the late night bus service.
August 10, 2012
Meter maid claims she stepped out of her vehicle to place a parking ticket on the bus’ windshield that the driver had refused to accept in hand, when the bus surged forward. The driver, a 10-year veteran of the MBTA, was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and operating to endanger.
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