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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.

Judge dismissed charges against N.C. dispatcher in crash

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.

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.

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.

Rogue coach operator at it again

Just one month after being shut down by the FMCSA due to its involvement in a well-publicized collision that killed four passengers, Sky Express defied the order, putting its buses back in service. Meanwhile, another rash of motorcoach accidents is getting media coverage. How do these “chameleons” get away with it?

NTSB launches Va. coach crash investigation

The vehicle, operated by Sky Express, was traveling northbound on I-95 en route from Raleigh, N.C., to New York City when it crashed at about 4:55 am ET Monday morning. Numerous fatalities and injuries have been reported.

Daimler delivers Setra S 417s to N.Y.

The two coaches feature rear windows and satellite television, back-up cameras for safety, along with auto-retract seat backs and leather-wrapped steering wheels.

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