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A California Highway Patrol officer walks past the demolished cab of a FedEx truck at a CalTrans maintenance station in Willows, Calif., Friday, April 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Couple: Truck was on fire before deadly bus crash

ORLAND, Calif. (AP) — A couple said a FedEx tractor-trailer was already on fire when it careened across a median, sideswiped their car and slammed into a bus carrying high school students, adding a new […]

04/12/2014

A computer display shows how infrared lights map the face and eye positions of a bus driver using a fatigue monitoring system. A Dutch luxury bus company is helping introduce a monitoring technology that has been gaining ground in the mining industry. Royal Beuk BV said Tuesday it is outfitting 20 vehicles from five bus companies with a system designed by Australian company Seeing Machines. It uses infrared lights and a camera to register eye movements for signs a driver may be close to nodding off, and sounds an alarm. (AP Photo/Royal Beuk BV)

Dutch bus drivers to test fatigue warning tech

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Dutch luxury bus company is testing technology that monitors whether a driver is becoming drowsy. Royal Beuk BV said Tuesday it is outfitting 20 vehicles from six different charter vacation bus […]

12/10/2013

This March 2, 2007 photo shows a charter bus carrying the Bluffton University baseball team from Ohio after it plunged off a highway ramp early in Atlanta and slammed into the I-75 pavement below. (AP Photo/Gene Blythe, File)

Seat belts on commercial buses delayed 45 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a drunken driver in California slammed into a bus carrying passengers to Las Vegas, killing 19 people, investigators said a lack of seat belts contributed to the high death toll. But […]

11/12/2013

In an Oct. 28, 2013 photo NFTA bus driver Darnell Barton poses in front of a bus in Buffalo, N.Y. On Oct. 18, 2103, (AP Photo/Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, Doug Hartmayer)

Bus driver saves woman from jumping off bridge

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A bus driver is being hailed as a hero for preventing a woman from jumping off a Buffalo highway overpass. About 20 McKinley High School students had just stepped aboard Darnell […]

10/30/2013

Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus (Photo credit: BigBlueBus.com)

‘Bomb’ on Santa Monica bus part of an exercise

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A “suspicious item” found on a Santa Monica Big Blue Bus today in the Del Rey area of Los Angeles was left over from a weekend exercise, and was supposed to have been removed from the vehicle before it was placed back into service.

03/25/2013

Arrest made in rape of woman on LA bus

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A man suspected of raping a mentally disabled woman aboard a Los Angeles transit bus during rush hour was arrested Friday, authorities said. The suspect, whose name and age weren’t immediately […]

11/09/2012

Passengers step in to help attacked LA bus driver

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Authorities say passengers came to the rescue after a man attacked a Los Angeles County bus driver. It happened shortly before 2:30 a.m. Monday aboard a Metro bus near Los Angeles […]

11/05/2012

OK for driver to kick smelly baby off Seattle bus

SEATTLE (AP) – Metro Transit in Seattle has apologized but says it won’t discipline the driver who asked a woman with a baby to get off a bus because of a stinky diaper. Metro told […]

10/19/2012

Gasoline won't deter drug-sniffing dogs

SAN YSIDRO (CNS) – A 56-year-old Mexican national was in custody today after trying to drive a commercial bus packing nearly $1 million worth of marijuana into San Diego via the San Ysidro Port of […]

08/28/2012

Train and bus collide in L.A.

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Metro Blue Line train and a Metro bus collided today south of downtown Los Angeles, resulting in 32 injuries, most of them minor. The crash at San Pedro Street and […]

08/27/2012

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