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Michigan Fire Destroys 6 City Buses Costing $2M

Officials say an early-morning fire at a Detroit Department of Transportation bus yard destroyed six buses costing a total of more than $2 million. The fire Wednesday sent thick, black smoke into the air on the city’s west side. Officials …

16 Killed as Buses Crash Head-on in Nigeria

Authorities say 16 people are dead in Nigeria after two buses crashed head-on into each other on a highway. Sunday Maku of the Federal Road Safety Commission told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the collision happened after one of …

Curbside Buses Have Higher Fatal Accident Rate

A federal report says the thriving curbside bus industry, which is based on cheap fares, has a fatal accident rate seven times higher than other types of interstate bus operators. The report released Monday by the National Transportation Safety Board …

Three Mississippi School Buses Stolen

Three DeSoto County school buses were stolen, but school system officials said Friday that the thief returned two of them. The Commercial Appeal reports the third bus was recovered by police at the corner of Jefferson and Stonewall in Olive …

14 Hurt When Car Hits North Carolina High School Band Buses

Fourteen people have been hurt after a car hit two buses carrying members of a high school band in Winston-Salem. Police say the wreck happened late Saturday night after a car crossed the centerline of a road and hit an …

Italian City’s Damage from Violent Protest Totals $1.4M

Rome is tallying up the costs a day after rioters hijacked a peaceful protest and smashed bank and store windows, tore up sidewalks and torched vehicles. Mayor Gianni Alemanno told reporters Sunday that repairs to public buses, streets and sidewalks …

More than 1,800 Thomas Built Buses Recalled

The parent company of High Point-based Thomas Built Buses says more than 1,800 buses are being recalled to repair a faulty part. The High Point Enterprise reported that the recall involves clamps on engines supplied for the buses by Cummins …