Kin Yiu Cheung
The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday said the low-fare bus company, Sky Express, had no regard for passenger safety.
In what’s being called the “largest single safety crackdown” of the motor coach industry, federal officials have shut down 26 bus operations that transport more than 1,800 passengers a day along Interstate 95 from New York to Florida for safety violations.
A North Carolina dispatcher will be brought to Virginia to face charges stemming from a bus wreck that killed four passengers as the bus was headed to Chinatown last year.
Kin Yiu Cheung was driving a Sky Express operated bus headed to Chinatown from North Carolina when it swerved off the road and overturned on I-95 in Virginia on May 31.
A misdemeanor charge will be dropped against a driver for a discount bus service whose bus crashed on Interstate 95, killing four people and injuring others, a prosecutor said Friday.
A Greyhound bus bound for St. Louis from New York City flipped on its side on the Pennsylvania Turnpike early Saturday, briefly trapping a woman and injuring about two dozen people, authorities said.
Authorities in upstate New York say a charter bus carrying tourists from Poland was going too fast when it crashed and flipped over.
Kin Yiu Cheung, a driver of a discount bus that crashed in Virginia killing four people, has pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter.
New York Sen. Charles Schumer is asking the federal government to post letter grades for discount tour bus companies so consumers will be able to easily see the companies’ safety records.
Kin Yiu Cheung, 37, of Elmhurst, NY, is charged with reckless driving and four felony counts of involuntary manslaughter in the May 31 fatal crash that killed four people and injured dozens more.
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.
The North Carolina-based bus company involved in Tuesday’s deadly crash has been shutdown indefinitely by the US Department of Transportation as local lawmakers call for better regulation.