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Workers evaluate the scene where a tractor-trailer crashed into a tour bus carrying about 50 people on the New York State Thruway in Waterloo, N.Y., Friday, July 22, 2011. (credit: David Duprey/AP)

At Least One Dead, 30 Injured When New York City-Bound Tour Bus Crashes In Waterloo

The tour bus collided with a tractor-trailer, and both vehicles erupted in flame. The driver of the truck was killed. Some of the injured were airlifted to area hospitals.

07/22/2011

In this photo provided by the Virginia State Police on Tuesday, May 31, 2011, authorities investigate a commercial bus accident on Interstate 95 near Bowling Green, Va. (credit: Virginia State Police)

NY Senate Passes Bill Requiring Bus Driver Reviews

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.

06/02/2011

Steve Drappel (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD: Tour Bus Driver Charged With Manslaughter, DWI After Running Over Pedestrian

Police said Steve Drappel of Florida was charged with DWI and vehicular manslaughter after running over a pedestrian in New York City with a tour bus.

05/09/2011

Tour Bus Runs Over Pedestrian In Midtown; Driver Faces DWI

Police say a Florida man driving a tour bus in New York City ran over a pedestrian and was charged with DWI and vehicular manslaughter.

05/08/2011

Bus crash on Interstate-95 in the Bronx on Saturday, March 12, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Official Proposes New Safety Measures For Tour Buses

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood was proposing tougher penalties for rogue tour bus operators and policy changes to make it easier to put them out of business.

05/05/2011

(credit: Affordable Bus Charter Inc./Facebook)

Tour Bus Problem Interrupts Fairfield 8th Graders’ School Trip

About 250 eighth graders from Connecticut were just leaving Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia when it was discovered their tour buses were unregistered and uninsured.

04/08/2011

Ophadell Williams (credit: CBS 2)

NTSB: Tour Bus In Fatal Bronx Crash Was Going Almost 78 MPH

During a Senate Committee Hearing on motor coach safety, the NTSB chairman said a tour bus involved in a crash in The Bronx that killed 15 people on March 12 was barreling down the highway.

03/31/2011

A passenger took the wheel of an Academy tour bus filled with Jacksonville students from the distressed driver, averting tragedy on the Long Island Expressway. (Credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Investigating Yet Another Tour Bus Incident

The Big Apple saw yet another wild ride involving a tour bus Thursday, and this one nearly ended in tragedy. The bus driver swerved all over the road until one of the passengers grabbed the wheel.

03/24/2011

Ophadell Williams

Lawyer: NYC Bus Driver Sober, Awake Before Crash

In a published report, attorney Sean H. Rooney said Ophadell Williams was in control of the bus until a tractor-trailer veered toward it on a highway. He said the driver claims he lost control after swerving to avoid the truck.

03/24/2011

Bus crash on Interstate-95 in the Bronx on Saturday, March 12, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Woman Injured In Bronx Bus Crash Files $20 Million Lawsuit

Andrew Finkelstein, the attorney for 74-year-old Yuke Cho Lo said his client was “seeking significant damages” after sustaining a head injury and having multiple surgeries.

03/23/2011

Bus crash on Interstate-95 in the Bronx on Saturday, March 12, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Police Find All Survivors Of Bronx Casino Bus Crash

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.

03/18/2011

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