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Federal Insurance Minimum Not Enough for Bus Crash Victims

The USA Holiday tour bus that crashed just outside of Palm Springs last month carried the exact federal insurance minimum—$5 million. That amount is what will go toward covering the needs of passengers who were injured, as well as the families who lost loved ones in the fatal bus accident. [...]

By |2018-03-29T16:50:04-07:00November 6th, 2016|Bus News|

NTSB Says Driver Heard Noise Before Duck Boat Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released hundreds of pages of documents from its investigation into last year’s fatal crash between a duck boat vehicle and a tour bus on Seattle’s Aurora Bridge. The duck boat crash killed five people and left many others with injuries. On September 25, [...]

By |2016-11-07T16:18:05-08:00October 31st, 2016|Bus News|

Families File Bus Crash Lawsuit Over Palm Springs Accident

The families of two men killed in the Palm Springs tour bus crash on October 23, 2016 have filed wrongful death lawsuits against the bus company and the estate of the driver, 59-year-old Teodulo Vides, who died in the accident. Thirteen people were killed and 31 others sustained injuries in [...]

By |2018-03-29T16:55:16-07:00October 28th, 2016|Bus News|

What Are the Feds Doing to Address Bus Driver Sleep Apnea Issue?

In September of 2013, a Greyhound bus drove off of an Ohio highway, struck a tree and a fence, then overturned onto its side where it eventually came to a sliding stop in a cornfield. Thirty-five people sustained injuries in the bus crash, which happened at around 3:50 a.m. roughly 25 [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:42:30-07:00September 20th, 2016|Bus News|

Four Dead, Dozens More Injured in Rockingham Bus Accident

Four people were killed and dozens more sustained injuries on Saturday afternoon when a charter bus transporting a South Carolina junior college football team slammed into a highway median and crashed in Rockingham, North Carolina. The Rockingham bus accident was reported at around 2:36 p.m. on Interstate 74 near mile marker [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:42:30-07:00September 17th, 2016|Bus News|

Highway 99 Tour Bus Crash Kills Four, at Least 16 Others Injured

Four people were killed early Tuesday morning when a tour bus crashed into a sign pole on Highway 99 just outside of Livingston, California. The Highway 99 tour bus crash occurred at around 3:25 a.m. near the Liberty Avenue off ramp. No other vehicles were involved in the early morning [...]

By |2018-03-29T16:59:30-07:00August 2nd, 2016|Bus News|

Florida Bus Crash Kills Four, 25 Others Injured

A small child was among the four people killed early Saturday morning in a fiery bus accident south of Tallahassee. An estimated 25 others were taken to area hospitals with injuries following the Florida bus crash, which was reported at around 5:00 a.m. at the intersection of Woodville Highway and Coastal [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:43:41-07:00July 2nd, 2016|Bus News|

Church Bus Crash in San Bernardino Mountains Leaves 21 Injured

A charter bus returning 22 people from a women’s church retreat overturned and crashed on Sunday afternoon in the San Bernardino Mountains, leaving an estimated 21 people with injuries. The church bus crash was initially reported at around 2:10 p.m. on California State Route 330, not far from Highland, California. Local [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:43:52-07:00May 22nd, 2016|Bus News|

Texas Bus Accident Leaves Eight Dead, More Than 40 Injured

Eight people were killed and an estimated 44 others sustained injuries late Saturday morning when a charter bus rolled over on a south Texas highway. The Texas bus accident was reported at around 11:30 a.m. on the northbound side of U.S. Route 83, 46 miles north of Laredo. Owned by OGA [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:43:58-07:00May 14th, 2016|Bus News|

Ennis Bus Accident Injures 10 Only Days After Fatal School Bus Crash

The 18,000 residents of Ennis, Texas are not accustomed to hearing news of serious highway accidents. It came as something of a surprise this month when two separate bus accidents that occurred days apart from one another in the small town, left one person dead and others injured. On April 15, [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:44:06-07:00April 21st, 2016|Bus News|