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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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