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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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.


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]



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