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February 13, 2014

Bus driver conviction upheld in deadly Va. crash

The 2011 accident that Kin Yiu Cheung was involved in killed four riders. The Virginia Court of Appeals rejected his claims that prosecutors did not prove he demonstrated reckless disregard for human life, saying there was substantial evidence that Cheung knew he was in no condition to drive.


November 9, 2012

Bus driver convicted in Va. crash

Sky Express coach driver Kin Yiu Cheung received four counts of involuntary manslaughter in a crash last year that killed four and injured dozens. Crash survivors told the judge that Cheung’s erratic driving lasted for an hour before he nodded off at the wheel and lost control of the bus.


July 31, 2012

Bus co., feds blamed for 2011 Va. crash

After reviewing a crash investigation report, the NTSB found fault with Sky Express for failing to provide a fatigue management program or any other formal safety policies for its drivers, and with the FMCSA for failing to shut down the company despite repeated safety violations.


July 6, 2011

Driver in fatal Va. bus crash to appear in court

Kin Yiu Cheung was set to appear in a Virginia court Wednesday on charges stemming from the crash on Interstate 95 that killed four passengers and injured dozens. He is charged with four felony counts of involuntary manslaughter, facing up to 10 years in prison for each count.


June 9, 2011

NTSB releases preliminary report on Va. bus crash

Factual information related to the accident that took place in Doswell, Va. with a Sky Express Inc. motorcoach can be accessed on the NTSB website.


June 7, 2011

Senators urge greater bus safety standards

In a letter to U.S. DOT Sec. Ray LaHood, six U.S. Senators pushed for quick implementation of safety standards to prevent fatigued bus drivers from getting behind the wheel after last week’s bus crash in Virginia.


June 6, 2011

FMCSA issues cease and desist order against Sky Express Inc.

The motorcoach carrier involved in the Virginia bus crash on May 31 is, according to the FMCSA, attempting to operate and sell tickets under a different company name, including 108 Tours and 108 Bus. The order is effective immediately.


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