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Bus Driver Found Guilty in Citi Bike Death in New York

The driver of a charter bus that fatally struck an investment banker riding a Citi Bike in Manhattan last year, marking the first death involving the city’s bike-share program, was found guilty of failing to yield the right of way, …

Bus Hits Overpass at Newark Penn Station, Dozens Injured

A bus hit an overpass at Newark’s Penn Station, peeling back part of its roof and injuring dozens of passengers. Officials say about 50 people were on the bus, which was headed to New Jersey from Washington, when it hit …

Passengers Say New York City Bus Driver Was Operating Erratically

A New York City bus driver who passengers say was driving erratically before he hit something is facing charges including driving while intoxicated. Authorities say the 24-year-old driver had nine passengers on the bus early Sunday in Brooklyn. Police say …

Man Struck, Dragged by Bus Settles Lawsuit with New Jersey Transit for $2.3M

A New Jersey man who was struck by a bus and dragged for nearly two miles has settled his lawsuit with New Jersey Transit for $2.3 million. A lawyer for the firm that handled 63-year-old Seres Arpad’s case confirmed the …

Charter Bus Carrying High School Chorus Crashes in South Carolina, 17 Injured

Authorities say 17 people were hurt, two seriously, when a charter bus carrying a high school chorus team crashed in South Carolina. Colleton County Fire-Rescue Chief Barry McRoy tells WCIV-TV the crash happened early Sunday on Interstate 95 in the …

New York DFS Urges Insurers to Encourage the Use of Commercial GPS

The New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) has advised its regulated insurers to encourage policyholders that investing in commercial global positioning system (GPS) equipment could reduce motor vehicle collisions and result in lower insurance premiums. This move comes after …

Ropes, Phone Lights Used in Rescue after Deadly Bus Plunge

Lulled asleep by the humming of their Texas-bound charter bus following a trip to Disney World, members of a high school band were jarred awake before dawn Tuesday when the rig ran off a highway and plunged into a deep …

12 Children Hospitalized in Kentucky Church Bus Crash

Authorities say 12 children were taken to the hospital after a church bus crashed in southern Kentucky. Laurel County Sheriff John Root says in a statement that the crash happened about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday on a road near London when …

South Carolina Church Ordered to Halt For-Hire Bus Service After Fatal Crash

A South Carolina church that owned the bus involved in a collision that killed four people in September was ordered on Monday to stop for-hire operations, federal authorities said. Sandy River Baptist Church failed to make sure its drivers were …

Survivors of North Carolina Crash that Killed 4 Sue Church That Owned Bus

Twelve football players and coaches who survived a North Carolina bus crash that killed four people last month are suing the church that owned the bus. Sandy River Baptist Church in Chester County failed to maintain the bus and its …