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At least 2 killed, as many as 30 hurt in bus crash outside Dallas

At least two people were killed and as many as 30 injured Thursday when a bus carrying people to a casino overturned on a highway outside Dallas, authorities said.The crash happened in the Dallas suburb of Irving. Authorities closed the highway and a nearby tollbooth.


Tour bus had poor safety record before fatal crash

Tour Bus Crash

Federal inspectors over the last year found faulty axles and brakes and other safety violations on the tour bus that careened out of control on a winding mountain road near Yucaipa on Sunday evening, killing seven passengers, records show.


Bus plows into N.Y. home, killing 6-year-old boy

A transit bus hit a pedestrian and then slammed into a suburban New York City house, killing a boy who was inside.


Egyptian train hits school bus, 49 children killed

Egyptian security officials say grieving families in the central province of Assiut have cut off roads and denied the prime minister access to the scene of a train accident that killed at least 49 kindergartners....


1 dead, 6 seriously injured in Arizona tour bus crash

A tour bus careened off the road and crashed in northwest Arizona late Friday night, killing the driver and leaving six passengers with serious injuries, authorities said.


Gov't cracking down on unsafe bus companies

Twenty-six bus operations that transported more than 1,800 passengers a day along Interstate 95 between New York and Florida have been closed for safety violations in what federal officials say is the government's largest single safety crackdown of the motor coach industry in at least a decade.read more


43 killed in Mexican bus-truck collision

Forty-three people were killed and 18 injured Friday morning in a roadway crash involving a bus in the state of Veracruz, the governor's office said.


Train hits bus in India, killing 35 after wedding

A train hit a bus at a railway crossing in northern India early Thursday, killing at least 35 people returning from a wedding party, an official said.


Feds want authority to randomly inspect tour buses - Wall Street Journal

Inspectors need authority to randomly pull over tour buses on the highway if they are to catch rogue carriers using a variety of schemes to evade even the most basic safety rules, federal and state officials said Monday.


Bus safety in foreign countries often overlooked

Bus safety in foreign countries often overlooked

Motor vehicle crashes are the top killer of healthy Americans abroad, according to the U.S. State Department, surpassing terrorism, crime, infectious disease and plane travel.


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