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Small, Curbside Bus Companies Have More Accidents: Report

Monday, October 31, 2011

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So-called "Chinatown buses" that pick up and drop off passengers at the curb have more fatal accidents and fail more inspections than larger carriers, according to a report by the National Transportation Safety Board. And curbside carriers with ten or fewer buses that have been in business less than ten years tend to have the worst safety records of all.

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Feds Delayed Shutting Down Bus Company Linked to Fatal Crash

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

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The tour bus company linked to the fatal crash of a Chinatown-bound bus in Virginia on Tuesday was found unfit to be on the road by federal regulators three days before the deadly accident but was granted time to appeal its poor safety rating. 

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Operator in Latest Fatal Tour Bus Crash Had Poor Safety Record

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

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The federal government has ordered the tour bus company linked to the fatal crash of a bus in Virgina that was returning to Chinatown on Tuesday to halt operations.

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Details of Budget Bus Crashes Revealed in Senate Hearing

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

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The budget bus that crashed in the Bronx and resulted in the deaths of more than a dozen passengers was going up to 78 miles per hour when it flipped on its side, it was revealed Wednesday during a Senate committee meeting on motor coach safety in the wake of three crashes in recent weeks.

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Boosting Driver Pay Would Help Bolster Bus Safety, Says Union Chief

Monday, March 28, 2011

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One way to improve safety on budget buses is to give drivers better pay, said one union president.

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Tragic Bus Crash Raises Questions of Safety

Monday, March 14, 2011

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Two days after a bus crash left 15 passengers dead, questions are being raised about how a lack of safety regulations on small bus carriers may have contributed to tragedy on Interstate 95.

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