Sen. Charles Fuschillo from Long Island is urging of the state Assembly to pass his bill that would make wrong-way driving a felony, either knowingly or because of intoxication.
Virginia authorities have charged the driver of Tuesday’s fatal bus crash with four counts of involuntary manslaughter.
Legislation was passed Thursday by the New York State Senate. The bill is in response to tour bus crashes in New York and other states.
State police in Connecticut are investigating two fatal accidents that happened just after the start of the holiday weekend.
New York state police say they have found all the surviving passengers who were on the casino bus that crashed last weekend in the Bronx, killing 15 people.