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6 Injured in New York Bus-Semitrailer Accident

Six people have been hospitalized following an early morning accident between a tour bus and a tractor-trailer in a suburb north of New York City. State police say the driver of the Trailways bus and five passengers were taken to …

Vandals Slash New Jersey County Bus Tires

Police say vandals slashed 106 tires on 31 buses, crippling the Burlington County Transportation System’s fleet Wednesday. Preliminary damage estimates places the loss at more than $31,000. Police say the vandalism took place at the bus depot on Route 38 …

18 Texas Students Hospitalized After Bus Wreck

Authorities say 18 Tyler middle school students were taken to area hospitals after the bus they were riding in was hit by a station wagon that crossed into the middle of the road. Department of Public Safety Trooper Steven Hodge …

Bus Inspections at Arizona’s Grand Canyon Find Violations

A two-day inspection of every tour bus entering the Grand Canyon has turned up an average of more than two violations for every vehicle. The operation this week was conducted by the Arizona Highway Patrol and the National Park Service. …

FDNY: Scaffolding Collapses, Hits Bus

The Fire Department says 17 people suffered minor injuries when scaffolding collapsed and hit a city bus in Harlem, New York. The FDNY said one person refused medical attention and the others were treated after the accident Tuesday morning. Fire …

Bus-Train Crash Kills 7, Injures 162 in Argentina

Argentine authorities say seven people are dead in a rush-hour crash in Buenos Aires involving two passenger trains and a bus whose driver drove around barriers in an attempt to beat them across the tracks. Police say 162 people are …

Bus Falls into Swollen Indian River, Killing 12

An official says a bus has fallen into a river swollen by monsoon rains in northern India, killing 12 passengers. Government spokesman Amit Chandola says 29 people were rescued from the Tons river and hospitalized with injuries near Dehradun, the …

North Dakota Getting Grants to Improve Bus and Truck Safety

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on Tuesday announced more than $2 million in grants to improve commercial truck and bus safety in North Dakota. The state highway patrol is getting more than $1.9 million for compliance reviews, safety audits …

Minnesota State Fair Shuttle Bus Catches Fire

A shuttle bus carrying people to the Minnesota State Fair caught fire Saturday. No one was hurt after the bus driver hastily evacuated the passengers. Fair spokeswoman Brienna Schuette says the bus was contracted to shuttle people from the park …

Calif. Municipal Bus Agency Considers Changes After Fatal Crash

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is considering policy changes in the wake of a pedestrian fatality involving one of the agency’s buses. Muni officials tell the San Francisco Chronicle they may require all drivers to get a specific route …